Most Popular "Writing A Novel" Titles
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1. The Help (2011)
PG-13 | 146 min | Drama
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Votes: 350,823 | Gross: $169.71M
2. Crimson Peak (2015)
R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.
Votes: 102,225 | Gross: $31.06M
3. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 149,423 | Gross: $20.17M
4. Ruby Sparks (2012)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence.
Votes: 84,809 | Gross: $2.54M
5. Maggie's Plan (2015)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Maggie wants to have a baby, raising him on her own, but when she gets romantically involved with John, a married man, things get complicated and all the balance of Maggie's plans may collapse.
Votes: 10,889 | Gross: $3.35M
6. Twixt (2011)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a... See full summary »
7. Zoom (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.
10. The Witches of Oz (2011– )
TV-14 | 167 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale discovers that her best selling novels are actually based on suppressed childhood memories of her time in Oz, and that she may be in danger of experiencing it all over again.
11. The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance
In 1962, a prepubescent boy in rural Australia watches painfully as his best friend and first love, an older girl, blossoms into womanhood and falls for a thuggish rugby player, setting off... See full summary »
Votes: 1,647 | Gross: $0.21M
12. María (y los demás) (2016)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Ever since her mum died, María has taken care of her father and her siblings. That's why her father's announcement of marriage to his nurse brings María's world crashing down around her. At the age of 35, she'll have to change her fate.
14. The Man from Acapulco (1973)
95 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Francois Merlin is an espionnage-book writer. He likes to mix every-day character he can met in his book. In his book, he is Bob Saint Clar, his neighbour Christine appears as Tatiana and ... See full summary »
15. Gosti iz galaksije (1981)
82 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A science fiction writer is gifted with the ability to materialize his thoughts and inadvertently brings a group of aliens to Earth.
16. House by the River (1950)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A deranged writer murders a maid after she resists his advances. The writer engages his brother's help in hiding the body, and then watches as the brother becomes the prime suspect.
18. Happy Hour (2003)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an ... See full summary »
19. Les disparus de St. Agil (1938)
98 min | Drama, Mystery
In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »
20. Counting Backwards (2007)
Not Rated | 89 min | Romance
For some, the lives we have are not always the lives we wanted. For Joe, a small time guy from the small time town of Sandwich, Illinois, his has not even come close - until now. Faced with... See full summary »
21. Les ambitieux (2006)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
On the one hand you have Judith Zahn, an arrogant, snobbish, bitchy Parisian editor. On the other hand meet Julien Demarsay: an insecure, timid, young bookseller from the East of France who... See full summary »
22. Santa Fe (1986 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama
Santa Fe begins where Corti's 1982 film God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore leaves off. In 1940, a ship arrives in New York harbor filled with exhausted Jewish immigrants desperate to begin ... See full summary »
24. A Deadly Case of Writers Block (2015)
6 min | Short, Action, Comedy
As the night gets longer, a writer struggles against booze and sleep deprivation to keep his mystery novel on the rails but, sometimes, a story can take on a mind of its own with unintended but humorous results.
TV-14 | 20 min | Comedy
When Sadie tells Jess and Cece they only have so many eggs available for having children, Jess is worried and insists she and Cece get tests done. Schmidt tries to find confirmation for his sexual prowess. Nick finishes writing his book.
Any Human Heart (2010– )
71 min | Drama, Romance
The elderly Logan Mountstuart recalls his life as recorded in his many journals. In 1926, as an Oxford student, he is keen to race his friends Peter and Ben to losing their virginity. ... See full summary »
Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Jim threatens to kill Di if she doesn't keep her mouth shut. Phyl and Bev make an unplanned break for it disrupting Buxton's day release. Sylvia and Malcolm are on their honeymoon in Spain.
Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)
TV-G | 30 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An out of work writer accepts a well-paying offer from a mysterious man to help ease the burden on his wife. Soon, however, he becomes increasingly disturbed as the incidents he writes about begin to occur in real life.
Crackanory (2013– )
Living with a Lie
A frustrated writer invents an elderly relative as an excuse to get time off work so that he can start work on his novel. When the doorbell rings and he comes to face-to-face with "Aunt Janet" he discovers that his lie has come to life.
The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A strange writer infatuated with Scully moves in next door to Mulder and proceeds to slowly bewitch her through his writing. Mulder investigates the man and realizes that he may be behind a series of killings involving psychic surgery.
Four Seasons (2008– )
90 min | Drama, Romance
Endellion, the magnificent country seat of the aristocratic Combe family, sets the scene for a sweeping saga playing out within one eventful year. At the center are three women of three ... See full summary »
The Carrot in the Kudzu
TV-14 | 41 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When a children's TV show actor is found dead, the Jeffersonian team goes behind the scenes to uncover who murdered everyone's favorite character, "Carrot Bill". But when the team discovers... See full summary »