Movies about photographers

Movies about photographers
List of the best movies about photographers selected by visitors to our site: A Thousand Times Good Night, Triage, Palermo Shooting, Harrison's Flowers, The Bridges of Madison County, Femme Fatale, Pecker, The Public Eye, Salvador, Delirious.

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

Genre
Country
A Thousand Times Good Night (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military
CountryNorway, Republic of Ireland, Sweden
Duration01:51

On assignment while photographing a female suicide bomber in Kabul, Rebecca – one of the world’s top war photojournalists - gets badly hurt. Back home, another bomb drops as her husband and daughters give her an ultimatum: her work or her family.

Triage (2009)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, detective, military
CountryRepublic of Ireland, Spain, Belgium, France, Austria, Cayman Islands
Duration01:39

The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.

Palermo Shooting (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryGermany, France, Italy
Duration01:43

After the wild lifestyle of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman calm him down?

Harrison's Flowers (2000)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryFrance
Duration02:01

Harrison Lloyd is a Pulitzer-winning photojournalist. His wife and family are making it hard for him to keep his mind on his work when he's in a war zone, and he wants to change jobs to something less stressful. But he's got one last assignment, in war-torn Yugoslavia, in 1991, at the height of the fighting. Word comes back that he apparently died in a building collapse, but his wife Sarah (also a journalist for Newsweek) refuses to believe that he's dead and goes looking for him. She's helped immensely by the photo-journalists Eric Kyle and Marc Stevenson that she runs into over there; together, they're determined to make it through the chaotic landscape to Vukovar, which is not only the nexus of the war but where she believes Harrison is located. Meanwhile, Harrison's son Cesar is looking after his father's prized greenhouse, keeping hope, and flowers, alive.

The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:15

Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.

Femme Fatale (2002)
Duration02:06

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Pecker (1998)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when photographs he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world. The young man is called "Pecker" because he pecks at his food like a bird.

The Public Eye (1992)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A crime photographer gets involved in a conspiracy.

Salvador (1986)
Duration02:02

A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

Delirious (2006)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Les, a small-time celebrity photographer desperate to make it big, befriends Toby, a homeless young man with no direction except a vague desire to become an actor. When by chance, Toby becomes romantically involved with K'Harma Leeds, the hottest pop star of the moment, Les grows jealous and plots revenge.

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Twice Born (2012)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryItaly, Spain
Duration02:07

Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.

Paparazzi (2004)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:24

A rising Hollywood actor decides to take personal revenge against a group of four persistent photographers to make them pay for almost causing a personal tragedy involving his wife and son.

Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:37

Wayne Dobie is a shy cop whose low-key demeanor has earned him the affectionate nickname "Mad Dog." After Mad Dog saves the life of Frank Milo, a crime boss and aspiring stand-up comedian, he's offered the company of an attractive young waitress named Glory for a week. At first both are uneasy about the arrangement, but they eventually fall in love. However, the situation becomes complicated when Milo demands Glory back.

Rear Window (1954)
Duration01:52

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff enlists the help of his high society fashion-consultant girlfriend Lisa Freemont and his visiting nurse Stella to investigate.

Here We for Example... (1977)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryItaly

Poet Palmambrogio Guanziroli loses his wallet mere moments after arriving in Milan. He locates the culprit, a photographer nicknamed 'Click' and takes up residence with him until he either gets his money back or his poetry published.

Under Fire (1983)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration02:08

Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.

Eyes of Laura Mars (1978)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.

One Hour Photo (2002)
Duration02:16

Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their family. When "Uncle" Sy's picture-perfect fantasy collides with an ugly dose of reality, what happens next "has the spine-tingling elements of the best psychological thrillers!"

Closer (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:44

A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.

City of God (2002)
Duration02:10

Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

Love Likes Coincidences (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryTurkey
Duration01:58

Year 1977, a September morning in Ankara... Yilmaz tries to rush his pregnant wife Neriman to the hospital and he crashes into Omer's car. The causes Omer's pregnant wife Inci, who was in the back seat, to have a pre-term labor. The babies are born on the same day. They see each other for the first time... This accident is the threshold of the coincidences that bring Ozgur and Deniz together. They come across each other in Ankara several times during their childhood and youth. Each intersection has a butterfly effect, resulting in drastic changes in their lives. They sometimes cause disasters, sometimes miracles. However, they can never be together. Whatever it is that brings them together, manages to build a transparent wall between them. Until they come across each other again in Istanbul, 25 years later... --Anonymous (imdb)

Chinese Coffee (2000)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:39

When Harry Levine, an aging, unsuccessful Greenwich Village writer is fired from his job as restaurant doorman, he calls on friend and mentor Jake, ostensibly to collect a long-standing debt. Harry solicits his opinion on his latest manuscript, a work of semi-fiction based on their longtime friendship. Although he initially denies having read it, Jake later attacks it on aesthetic grounds, and deep-seated feelings of betrayal and jealousy surface and lead to a traumatic confrontation.

The Big Picture (2010)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54

Paul Exben is a success story – partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out that Sarah, his wife, is cheating on him with Greg Kremer, a local photographer, a rush of blood provokes Paul into a fatal error.

War Story (2014)
Markimdb: 4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she wanders the streets, snapping pictures of refugees as if her camera were both weapon and olive branch. Struggling to confront her demons, Lee resolves to help a beautiful young woman in need.

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

In 1958 New York Diane Arbus is a housewife and mother who works as an assistant to her husband, a photographer employed by her wealthy parents. Respectable though her life is, she cannot help but feel uncomfortable in her privileged world. One night, a new neighbor catches Diane's eye, and the enigmatic man inspires her to set forth on the path to discovering her own artistry.

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:36

Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

Everlasting Moments (2008)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, history
CountrySweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany
Duration02:11

In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.

Life (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration02:11

In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.

Of Freaks and Men (1998)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryRussia
Duration01:33

Dariya the maid getting a boy to touch her large breast is just one incident that occurs when Yohan and Victor infiltrate two families, forcing young Liza and blind Ekaterina to appear in porn, but they are not so innocent themselves.

Pretty Baby (1978)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

Hattie, a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet. When Violet is brought on as a working girl by her mother's madam and Hattie skips town to get married, Violet quickly loses her innocence and focuses on reuniting with Bellocq. But a life with Bellocq is compromised for Violet after her mother returns to town.




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