Sort by Popularity - Most Popular Movies and TV Shows tagged with keyword "struggling-writer"
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- Instant Watch Options
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. The Proposal (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.
Votes: 310,155 | Gross: $163.96M
2. 2012 (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.
Votes: 365,938 | Gross: $166.11M
3. Limitless (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 105 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
With the help of a mysterious pill that enables the user to access 100% of his brain's abilities, a struggling writer becomes a financial wizard, but it also puts him in a new world with many dangers.
Votes: 548,941 | Gross: $79.25M
5. Stuck in Love. (2012)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.
Votes: 86,331 | Gross: $0.08M
7. Cooties (2014)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages. An unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.
Votes: 25,159 | Gross: $0.06M
9. You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sally's parents' marriage breaks up when her father undergoes a mid-life crisis and impulsively weds a prostitute. Meanwhile, Sally's own marriage also begins to disintegrate.
Votes: 45,064 | Gross: $3.25M
10. The Rewrite (2014)
Not Rated | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
11. Martin Eden (2019)
TV-PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Martin Eden struggles to rise above his destitute, proletarian circumstances through an intense and passionate pursuit of self-education, hoping to achieve a place among the literary elite.
14. The Cool Surface (1993)
R | 88 min | Thriller
During a heatwave in a secluded L.A. suburb, an unhinged writer falls for his new neighbor, a gorgeous struggling actress. They form an intense erotic bond, but his psychosis and her ambition turn their relationship dangerously toxic.
15. Eskimo Nell (1975)
85 min | Comedy
Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »
16. A Fine Madness (1966)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women, but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist, and his beautiful wife.
17. Wives and Lovers (1963)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
A struggling author and his wife suddenly become wealthy and move to the suburbs. Divorced neighbor and "companion" aid marital misconstrual which almost culminates in a divorce.
18. BuzzKill (2012)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
A struggling writer, Ray Wyatt, acquires fame in an unusual way when a notorious serial murderer, named the Karaoke Killer, steals his car and the newest draft of his script.
19. La discrète (1990)
94 min | Drama, Romance
There is an author who has been dumped by his girlfriend and has no inspiration for a next novel. In an attempt to find a solution to both crises, he, along with his publisher friend, ... See full summary »
Votes: 981 | Gross: $0.23M
21. Rancid (2004)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the ... See full summary »
22. Affair with a Stranger (1953)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a TV gossip columnist wrongly announces that the marriage between now successful playwright William Blakeley and his wife Carolyn is breaking up, New York friends variously reminisce ... See full summary »
23. Novel Romance (2006)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A successful female editor whose biological clock is ticking and and a struggling writer make a deal to realize her dreams of motherhood and his dreams of literary stardom. But once they get everything they want, are they really happy?
24. Je n'aime que toi (2004)
105 min | Romance
The unexpected acquaintance with a young prostitute helps the venerable writer to overcome writer's block. Quite shocking story of her life inspires him for a new book.
25. Moving Malcolm (2003)
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Over a year after bit actress Liz Woodward leaves him at the altar, comedy writer Gene Maxwell is still having trouble dealing with the situation and his life. Writing "Fear Knot", a novel ... See full summary »
27. Pedestrian (2000)
97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A comic feature film about an underachieving writer who sets out to write his masterpiece, but is confounded when one of its characters steps into his real life and introduces him to a life of sin and corruption.
29. The Young Bride (1976)
77 min | Comedy, Romance
A shop assistant in a record shop falls in love with a young writer, who loves classical music but can not find a publisher who publishes his first novel.
30. Lunatics, Lovers & Poets (2010)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
A struggling novelist on the verge of his first sale, must find redemption from his estranged Scottish Shakespearean reciting Homeless Father before it's too late.
35. Scar Tissue (2021)
Short, Drama | Filming
A struggling writer deals with rejection and the pressures of his home life. As his mental state continues to decline, his relationship and well-being are being negatively affected.
58 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A Czech director wrestles with problems personal and political during the Prague spring of 1969.
The Collector (2004–2006)
The Children's Book Writer
44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
Morgan is overwhelmed by visions of death while trying to help a children's book writer save his soul.
Being Erica (2009–2011)
What Goes Up Must Come Down
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The Cold War at River Rock Publishing between Brent and Julianne continues. Erica, editor of "The None" - Katie's new book - is falling on Julianne's side of the war, despite not wanting to... See full summary »