ARTISTS (PAINTERS)by Maximilliann | created - 01 Apr 2018 | updated - 04 Apr 2018 | Public
Dramatized biopics of the great geniuses who knew how to create a legacy of works of art through their canvases and brushes to the delight of Humanity and pride of History.
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3. Leonardo (2011– )
25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A fictitious version of the life of Leonardo Da Vinci, Leonardo is an apprentice painter where he meets Lisa Gherardini as she disguises herself as boy (Tom) so she also become a painting ... See full summary »
4. The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965)
Approved | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
7. Una vita scellerata (1990)
118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy, whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.
8. The Mill and the Cross (2011)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, History
This movie focuses on a dozen of the five hundred characters depicted in Bruegel's painting. The theme of Christ's suffering is set against religious persecution in Flanders in 1564.
Votes: 3,726 | Gross: $0.31M
9. El Greco (1966)
Approved | 95 min | Biography, Drama
16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco journeys to Toledo to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl.
11. Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.
Votes: 70,616 | Gross: $11.63M
12. Artemisia (1997)
R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,968 | Gross: $0.38M
13. Caravaggio (2007 TV Movie)
180 min | Biography, History
The tumultuous and adventurous life of Michelangelo Merisi, controversial artist, called by Fate to become the immortal Caravaggio. A violent genius that will dare to defy the ideal vision ... See full summary »
14. Caravaggio (1986)
93 min | Biography, Drama, History
A retelling of the life of the celebrated 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his flirtations with the underworld.
Votes: 5,046 | Gross: $0.00M
15. Rembrandt (1936)
Not Rated | 85 min | Biography, Drama
This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he ... See full summary »
17. Goya, historia de una soledad (1971)
110 min | Biography, Drama
Goya's life in the most juicy dramatic stage of the painter's biography, when he is over forty years old and the first symptoms of his deafness are manifested. From her romantic ... See full summary »
19. Goya (1985)
330 min | Biography, Drama
A dramatic sixserial serial " Goya" narrates about life of artist that was born in 1746th and conducted childhood in Fuendetodos - little hamlet near Saragossa. In 1824th he, fearing ... See full summary »
20. Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,986 | Gross: $0.72M
23. Renoir (2012)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir -- son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste -- returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I. At his ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,095 | Gross: $2.29M
25. Vincent & Theo (1990)
PG-13 | 138 min | Biography, Drama
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.
Votes: 3,569 | Gross: $2.23M
26. The Wolf at the Door (1986)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama
This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (Donald Sutherland), follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his ... See full summary »
Votes: 337 | Gross: $0.58M
28. Montparnasse 19 (1958)
Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents ... See full summary »
30. Klimt (2006)
Not Rated | 131 min | Biography, Drama
A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
31. Effie Gray (2014)
PG-13 | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin (Greg Wise), his teenage bride Euphemia "Effie" Gray (Dakota Fanning), and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais (Tom Sturridge).
Votes: 4,034 | Gross: $0.34M
32. Surviving Picasso (1996)
R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), the only lover of Pablo Picasso (Sir Anthony Hopkins) who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.
Votes: 6,711 | Gross: $2.00M
34. Little Ashes (2008)
R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Votes: 8,481 | Gross: $0.48M
35. Genius (I) (2017– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life stories of history's greatest minds. From their days as young adults to their final years we see their discoveries, loves, relationships, causes, flaws and genius.
Unrated | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.
Votes: 3,309 | Gross: $0.34M