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1. Colette (I) (2018)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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74 Metascore

Colette is pushed by her husband to write novels under his name. Upon their success, she fights to make her talents known, challenging gender norms.

Director: Wash Westmoreland | Stars: Keira Knightley, Fiona Shaw, Dominic West, Robert Pugh

Votes: 15,308 | Gross: $5.14M

2. Rebel in the Rye (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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46 Metascore

The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, "The Catcher in the Rye".

Director: Danny Strong | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey, Victor Garber, Hope Davis

Votes: 6,952 | Gross: $0.38M

3. Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Stories (2006 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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Three of the most popular and controversial Civil War stories by legendary writer Ambrose Bierce are presented in this acclaimed feature collection.

Directors: Don Maxwell, Brian James Egen | Stars: Campbell Scott, Vivian Schilling, Nathan Darrow, T. Max Graham

Votes: 124 | Gross: $0.02M

4. Bliss (2011 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama

6.2
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The life of Katherine Mansfield, a New Zealand writer, who moved to Edwardian England when she was 19 and became part of the modernist circle of writers there like D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.

Director: Fiona Samuel | Stars: Claire Van Beek, Sarah Graham, Kate Elliott, Chelsea McEwan Millar

Votes: 18

5. Tema (1979)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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A self-pitying but popular playwright drives to Vladimir to relax with a doting female student and another writer. He's convinced his writing is of no lasting value, but he still has an ego... See full summary »

Director: Gleb Panfilov | Stars: Mikhail Ulyanov, Inna Churikova, Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Vesnik

Votes: 370

6. Nobody Said Anything (1971)

135 min | Comedy

6.8
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Surrealism "a la chilena" sees four drunken, literary bohemians write a short story about a pact with the Devil just as that very story is happening to them.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Carlos Solanos, Jaime Vadell, Luis Vilches, Luis Alarcón

Votes: 39

7. Good Star (2015)

7 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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A story about a girl going through a break up, finding a primal understanding with her Dalmatian dog.

Director: Felipe Osorio | Stars: Dalmatian Chloe, Felipe Osorio, Romika Annabell Osorio, Hayley Pendergrass

8. Meeting F. Scott Fitzgerald (2006 Video)

86 min | Biography

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Hollywood, 1940. Has-been novelist and sometime screenwriter F. Scott Fitzgerald, sober for the first time since he married his wife Zelda, reminisces about his life.

Director: Larry Vanderveen | Star: Larry Vanderveen

9. Richard Matheson: The Writing of 'Duel' (2004 Video)

9 min | Documentary, Short

5.7
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Writer Richard Matheson discusses the writing of the original short story and the screenplay for the movie Duel (1971).

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Star: Richard Matheson

Votes: 43

10. Gravel in Her Gut and Spit in Her Eye (2005)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Dorothy M. Johnson was a Western writer ahead of her time. Women saved men, heroes died unwept and unsung, whites lived with Indians and benefited from the experience. Three of her stories ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Bilverstone | Stars: Elmer Kelton, Margot Kidder, Stan Lynde

11. Je t'adore (2014 Video)

Short, Romance

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Director: Luke LoCurcio | Stars: Bradley Paul, Bradley Growden, Taylor Lashae

12. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: 5G (2007)

TV-14 | 49 min | Drama

8.2
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Don Draper is shaken when his past life comes back to haunt him. After his picture appears in a local newspaper, Adam Whitman, a man who claims to be his younger brother, approaches him. ... See full summary »

Director: Lesli Linka Glatter | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 2,096

13. Ah! Vous écrivez? (1976–1980)
Episode: Diane de Margerie (1980)

14 min | Short, Talk-Show

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Director: Nicolas Ribowski | Stars: Bernard Pivot, Diane de Margerie

14. Mad Men (2007–2015)
Episode: The Gold Violin (2008)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama

8.5
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To show that he has "arrived," Don buys a new car. Pete, Harry and Ken come up with a plan to attract new business, and Don's secretary makes a serious error, which could mean trouble for ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Bernstein | Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 1,610

15. The Waltons (1971–1981)
Episode: The Typewriter (1972)

TV-G | 50 min | Drama, Family, Romance

8.1
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John-Boy secretly borrows a typewriter from the Baldwin sisters, and Mary Ellen inadvertently gives it to a junk dealer.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Michael Learned, Ellen Corby

Votes: 87



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