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The Best Movies About Art And Artists Of All-Time

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“What are the best movies about Art and Artists?” We looked at 207 of the top Art films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 48 films, all appearing on 2 or more “Best Art & Artist” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 150+ movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 48 Movies About Art & Artists



48 .) Downtown 81 (1981)

 Downtown 81 (1981) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Widewalls

The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sell, encountering friends, whose lives (and performances) we peek into.

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47 .) Elizabeth (1998)

 Elizabeth (1998) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • Palomar College

The story of the ascension to the throne and the early reign of Queen Elizabeth the First, the endless attempts by her council to marry her off, the Catholic hatred of her and her romance with Lord Robert Dudley.

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46 .) Factory Girl

 Factory Girl Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Ranker

In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol’s famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a charismatic musician, who pushes her to seek independence from the artist and the milieu.

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45 .) Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)

 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

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44 .) Goya in Bordeaux (1999)

 Goya in Bordeaux (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College

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 much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He continues to paint at night, and in flashbacks stirred by conversations with his daughter, by awful headaches, and by the befuddlement of age, he relives key times in his life.

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43 .) Goya’s Ghosts (2006)

 Goya's Ghosts (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.

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42 .) How to Steal a Million (1966)

 How to Steal a Million (1966) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • Ranker

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father’s art forgeries.

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41 .) I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

 I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

Based on the true story of Valerie Solanas who was a 1960s radical preaching hatred toward men in her “Scum” manifesto. She wrote a screenplay for a film that she wanted Andy Warhol to produce, but he continued to ignore her. So she shot him. This is Valerie’s story.

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40 .) Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)

 Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Net
  • Ranker

Director Tamra Davis pays homage to her friend in this definitive documentary but also delves into Basquiat as an iconoclast. His dense, bebop-influenced neoexpressionist work emerged while minimalist, conceptual art was the fad; as a successful black artist, he was constantly confronted by racism and misconceptions. Much can be gleaned from insider interviews and archival footage, but it is Basquiat’s own words and work that powerfully convey the mystique and allure of both the artist and the man.

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39 .) Klimt (2007)

 Klimt (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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38 .) Midnight In Paris

 Midnight In Paris Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Ranker

A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

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37 .) My Architect (2003)

 My Architect (2003) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • The Art Of Ed

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36 .) National Gallery (2014)

 National Gallery (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Net
  • IMDB

A portrait of the day-to-day operations of the National Gallery of London, that reveals the role of the employees and the experiences of the Gallery’s visitors. The film portrays the role of the curators and conservators; the education, scientific, and conservation departments; and the audience of all kinds of people who come to experience it.

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35 .) Nightwatching (2007)

 Nightwatching (2007) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt’s romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.

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34 .) Portrait of Jennie (1948)

 Portrait of Jennie (1948) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • IMDB

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.

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33 .) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

 Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Sealous
  • Palomar College

When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.

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32 .) Renoir (2012)

 Renoir (2012) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB

The Côte d’Azur. 1915. In his twilight years, Pierre-Auguste Renoir is tormented by the loss of his wife, the pains of arthritic old age and the terrible news that his son Jean has been wounded in action. But when a young girl miraculously enters his world, the old painter is filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy. Blazing with life, radiantly beautiful, Andrée will become his last model, and the wellspring of a remarkable rejuvenation. Back at the family home to convalesce, Jean too falls under the spell of the new, redheaded star in the Renoir firmament. In their Mediterranean Eden – and in the face of his father’s fierce opposition – he falls in love with this wild, untameable spirit… and as he does so, within weak-willed, battle-shaken Jean, a filmmaker begins to grow.

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31 .) The Best Offer (2013)

 The Best Offer (2013) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Sealous
  • IMDB

Virgil Oldman is a world renowned antiques expert and auctioneer. An eccentric genius, he leads a solitary life, going to extreme lengths to keep his distance from the messiness of human relationships. When appointed by the beautiful but emotionally damaged Claire to oversee the valuation and sale of her family’s priceless art collection, Virgil allows himself to form an attachment to her – and soon he is engulfed by a passion which will rock his bland existence to the core.

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30 .) The Monuments Men (2014)

 The Monuments Men (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • Canvas
  • The Art Of Ed

Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on seven over-the-hill, out-of-shape museum directors, artists, architects, curators, and art historians who went to the front lines of WWII to rescue the world’s artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their rightful owners. With the art hidden behind enemy lines, how could these guys hope to succeed?

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29 .) Tim’s Vermeer (2014)

 Tim’s Vermeer (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Net
  • The Art Of Ed

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28 .) Titanic (1997)

 Titanic (1997) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • Palomar College

84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called Titanic when young Rose boards the departing ship with the upper-class passengers and her mother, Ruth DeWitt Bukater, and her fiancé, Caledon Hockley. Meanwhile, a drifter and artist named Jack Dawson and his best friend Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets to the ship in a game. And she explains the whole story from departure until the death of Titanic on its first and last voyage April 15th, 1912 at 2:20 in the morning.

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27 .) Tony Takitani (2004)

 Tony Takitani (2004) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB

Tony Takitani had a solitary childhood. Being alone was normal since his mother died young and his father was always away with his jazz band. At school he studied art, but while his sketches are accurate and detailed they lack feeling. Used to being self-sufficient, Tony seems to find emotions illogical and immature. After finding his true vocation as a technical illustrator, he becomes fascinated by Eiko, a client who in turn is fascinated by high end fashion. Eiko is like an angel in Tony’s daily existence, and for the first time in his life, he feels connected to the outside world. However, Eiko does have one fault: she’s a clothing shopaholic. Eventually he marries her, and his life changes. He feels vibrantly alive and for the first time he understands and fears loneliness. But her obsession with designer clothes begins to worry him. When he asks her to economize, the consequences are tragic.

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26 .) Art School Confidential (2006)

 Art School Confidential (2006) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

Starting from childhood attempts at illustration, the protagonist pursues his true obsession to art school. But as he learns how the art world really works, he finds that he must adapt his vision to the reality that confronts him.

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25 .) Crumb directed by Terry Zwigoff

 Crumb Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

This movie chronicles the life and times of R. Crumb. Robert Crumb is the cartoonist/artist who drew Keep On Truckin’, Fritz the Cat, and played a major pioneering role in the genesis of underground comix. Through interviews with his mother, two brothers, wife, and ex-girlfriends, as well as selections from his vast quantity of graphic art, we are treated to a darkly comic ride through one man’s subconscious mind.

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24 .) La Belle Noiseuse (1991) directed by Jacques Rivette

 La Belle Noiseuse (1991) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he long ago stopped: La Belle Noiseuse. And he wants Marianne as model. The now starting creative process changes life for everyone. It is a struggle for truth, life and sense, and the question where the limits of arts are or whether art is limitless.

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23 .) Moulin Rouge (1952)

 Moulin Rouge (1952) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College

Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

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22 .) The Horse’s Mouth (1958) directed by Ronald Neame

 The Horse's Mouth (1958) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Taste Of Cinema

Gulley Jimson is a boorish aging artist recently released from prison. A swindler in search of his next art project, he hunkers down in the penthouse of would-be patrons the Beeders while they go on an extended vacation; he paints a mural on their wall, pawns their valuables and, along with the sculptor Abel, inadvertently smashes a large hole in their floor. Jimson’s next project is an even larger wall in an abandoned church.

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21 .) The Mill and the Cross (2011)

 The Mill and the Cross (2011) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB
  • Ranker

What would it be like to step inside a great work of art, have it come alive around you, and even observe the artist as he sketches the very reality you are experiencing? From Lech Majewski, one of Poland’s most acclaimed filmmakers, The Mill and the Cross is a cinematic re-staging of Pieter Bruegel’s masterpiece “Procession to Calvary,” presented alongside the story of its creation.

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20 .) The Mystery of Picasso (1956)

 The Mystery of Picasso (1956) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • The Culture Trip

Using a specially designed transparent ‘canvas’ to provide an unobstructed view, Picasso creates as the camera rolls. He begins with simple works that take shape after only a single brush stroke. He then progresses to more complex paintings, in which he repeatedly adds and removes elements, transforming the entire scene at will, until at last the work is complete.

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19 .) The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

 The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) Lists It Appears On:

  • Canvas
  • Getty
  • Palomar College

A very rich and successful playboy amuses himself by stealing artwork, but may have met his match in a seductive detective.

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18 .) Vincent & Theo (1990)

 Vincent & Theo (1990) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.

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17 .) Artemisia (1997)

 Artemisia (1997) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker

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 Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male anatomy, forbidden for her eyes, led her to the knowledge of sexual pleasure. But she was also well known because in 1612 she had to appear in a courtroom because her teacher, Agostino Tassi, was suspected of raping her. She tried to protect him, but was put in the thumb screws…

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16 .) Big Eyes (2014)

 Big Eyes (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • Canvas
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Culture Trip

The story of the awakening of the painter, Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

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15 .) Exit Through The Gift Shop

 Exit Through The Gift Shop Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Sealous
  • Complex
  • Ranker
  • The Art Of Ed

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film. Exit Through the Gift Shop tells the incredible true story of how an eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner.

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14 .) Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • The Art Of Ed

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting “Girl With A Pearl Earring” by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. 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.

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13 .) Mr. Turner (2014)

 Mr. Turner (2014) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Culture Trip

Eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner lives his last 25 years with gusto and secretly becomes involved with a seaside landlady, while his faithful housekeeper bears an unrequited love for him.

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12 .) My Left Foot (1989) directed by Jim Sheridan

 My Left Foot (1989) Lists It Appears On:

  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

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11 .) Séraphine (2008)

 Séraphine (2008) Lists It Appears On:

  • Illusion
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • The Culture Trip

The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the wars grouped with other naïve painters like Henri Rouseau only to descend into madness and obscurity with the onset of Great Depression and World War II.

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10 .) The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982) directed by Peter Greenaway

 The Draughtsman's Contract (1982) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

Peter Greenaway’s first fiction feature (after the mock-documentary The Falls) made him immediately famous and was named one of the most original films of the 1980s by British critics. The action is set in the director’s beloved 17th century. Ambitious young artist Mr. Neville (Anthony Higgins) is invited by Mrs. Herbert (Janet Suzman) to make 12 elaborate sketches of her estate. Besides money, the contract includes sexual favors that Mrs. Herbert will offer to the draughtsman in the absence of Mr. Herbert. Entirely confident in his ability to weave a web of intrigues, Mr. Neville eventually becomes a victim of someone else’s elaborate scheme. The film is structured as a sophisticated intellectual puzzle like the ones popular in the 17th century.

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9 .) Basquiat (1996)

 Basquiat (1996) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • The Culture Trip

Director Julian Schnabel illustrates the portrait of his friend, the first African-American pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat who unfortunately died at a young age and just as he was beginning to make a name for himself in the art world. Alongside the biography of Basquiat are the artists and the art scene from early 1980’s New York.

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8 .) Edvard Munch (1974) directed by Peter Watkins

 Edvard Munch (1974) Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip
  • Widewalls

A biographical film about the Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch. It was originally created as a three-part miniseries co-produced by the Norwegian and Swedish state television networks, but subsequently gained an American theatrical release in a three-hour version in 1976. The film covers about thirty years of Munch’s life, focusing on the influences that shaped his art, particularly the prevalence of disease and death in his family and his youthful affair with a married woman.

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7 .) Andrei Rublev directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

 Andrei Rublev Lists It Appears On:

  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip
  • Widewalls

An expansive Russian drama, this film focuses on the life of revered religious icon painter Andrei Rublev. Drifting from place to place in a tumultuous era, the peace-seeking monk eventually gains a reputation for his art. But after Rublev witnesses a brutal battle and unintentionally becomes involved, he takes a vow of silence and spends time away from his work. As he begins to ease his troubled soul, he takes steps towards becoming a painter once again.

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6 .) Camille Claudel (1988) directed by Bruno Nuytten

 Camille Claudel (1988) Lists It Appears On:

  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.

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5 .) Lust for Life (1956) directed by Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor

 Lust for Life (1956) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip
  • Widewalls

The life of brilliant but tortured artist Vincent van Gogh.

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4 .) The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) directed by Carol Reed

 The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone’s novel directed by Carol Reed. While the novel covers Michelangelo’s life from birth to death, the film focuses on the battle of wills between the perfectionist artist and the impatient Pope who commissions (and eventually commands) him to paint the famed chapel.

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3 .) Caravaggio (1986) directed by Derek Jarman

 Caravaggio (1986) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • IMDB
  • Ranker
  • Ranker
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema

As influential Italian artist Caravaggio dies in exile in 1610, he recalls his short life, from his childhood to his initial artistic failures to his later triumphs as he catches the eye of a sympathetic cardinal to his destructive relationship with a dashing gambler.

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2 .) Pollock (2000)

 Pollock (2000) Lists It Appears On:

  • Complex
  • Getty
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • The Art Of Ed
  • The Culture Trip
  • Widewalls

In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: “Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?” The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called “an artist dedicated to concealment, a celebrity who nobody knew.” As he struggled with self-doubt, engaging in a lonely tug-of-war between needing to express himself and wanting to shut the world out, Pollock began a downward spiral.

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1 .) Frida (2002) directed by Julie Taymor

 Frida (2002) Lists It Appears On:

  • Art Sealous
  • Canvas
  • Complex
  • IMDB
  • Palomar College
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip
  • Widewalls

“Frida” chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and controversial affair with Leon Trotsky, to her provocative and romantic entanglements with women, Frida Kahlo lived a bold and uncompromising life as a political, artistic, and sexual revolutionary

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The 150+ Additional Best Art Movies Of All-Time



 

# Film Director Lists
(Movies Appear On 1 List Each)
49 Moulin Rouge (2001)
Palomar College
50 A Good Year (2006)
Palomar College
51 A Perfect Murder (1998)
Palomar College
52
A Quiet Place in the Country (1968)
IMDB
53 A Sunday in the Country (1984) IMDB
54 Achilles and the Tortoise (2008) IMDB
55 Age of Consent (1969) IMDB
56 Alexander (2004)
Palomar College
57 All Around Us (2008) IMDB
58 All the Vermeers in New York Jon Jost
Taste Of Cinema
59 Along Came Polly (2004)
Palomar College
60 Amélie (2001) Getty
61 American Splendor Complex
62 An American in Paris Vincente Minnelli
Taste Of Cinema
63 An Unmarried Woman Complex
64
Andy Warhol (A Documentary Film), 2006
Widewalls
65 Angels of the Universe (2000) IMDB
66
Anything by Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
The Art Of Ed
67 Bean Ranker
68 Beauty Is Embarrassing Ranker
69 Beginners (2010) Getty
70 Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery Art Sealous
71 Ben-Hur (1959)
Palomar College
72 Between the Folds
The Art Of Ed
73 Bill Cunningham New York Complex
74 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
Palomar College
75 Bride of the Wind (2001)
Palomar College
76 Bright Star Illusion
77 Brush With Fate
The Art Of Ed
78 Call Me Genius (1961) IMDB
79 Camera Buff (Amator) Krzysztof Kieślowski
Taste Of Cinema
80 Cave of Forgotten Dreams
The Art Of Ed
81 Children of Men (2006)
Palomar College
82
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
IMDB
83 Craft in America
The Art Of Ed
84 Cutie and the Boxer Ranker
85
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari (1920)
Canvas
86 Dirty Pictures (2000)
Palomar College
87 Double Jeopardy (1999)
Palomar College
88 Dream of Light (1992) Getty
89 Dreams (Yume) (1990)
Palomar College
90
Eames: The Architect & The Painter (2011)
Art Net
91 Entrapment (1999)
Palomar College
92 Ever After (1998)
Palomar College
93 F for Fake Ranker
94 F for Fake (Vérités et mensonges) Orson Welles
Taste Of Cinema
95 Francofonia (2015) IMDB
96
Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats (2014)
IMDB
97 Gerhard Richter: Painting (2012) Art Net
98 Ghost World (2000)
Palomar College
99 Gladiator (2000)
Palomar College
100
Goya – oder Der arge Weg der Erkenntnis (1971)
IMDB
101 Great Expectations Ranker
102 Guest of Cindy Sherman (2008) Art Net
103 How to Draw a Bunny (2002)
Palomar College
104 Hunger (Sult) Henning Carlsen
Taste Of Cinema
105 Incognito (1997)
Palomar College
106
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Palomar College
107 Japón (2002) IMDB
108 Jiro Dreams of Sushi Illusion
109 Junebug (2005) IMDB
110 La Vie de Bohème (1992) IMDB
111 Late Spring (2014) IMDB
112 Le Divorce (2003)
Palomar College
113 Le mystère Picasso (1956) Art Net
114 Little Ashes Ranker
115 Marie Antoinette (2006)
Palomar College
116
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present (2012)
Art Net
117 Marwencol Ranker
118 Max (2002)
Palomar College
119
Milton Glaser: To Delight and Inform
Complex
120 Modigliani Ranker
121 Modigliani (2004)
Palomar College
122 Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Palomar College
123 Montparnasse 19 (1958) IMDB
124 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Palomar College
125 Museum Hours (2012) IMDB
126 My Kid Could Paint That
The Art Of Ed
127 My Mother’s Smile (2002) IMDB
128 New York Close Up
The Art Of Ed
129 New York Stories (1989)
Palomar College
130 Night at the Museum 2
The Art Of Ed
131
Over Your Cities Tall Grass Will Grow
Illusion
132 Painted Fire (2002) IMDB
133 Paper Heart
The Art Of Ed
134
Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict (2015)
Widewalls
135 Picasso y el Guernica IMDB
136 Pirosmani (1969) IMDB
137 Pontormo: A Heretical Love (2004)
Palomar College
138 Red Amnesia (2014) IMDB
139 Rembrandt (1936)
Palomar College
140 Rififi Ranker
141 Rikyu (1989) IMDB
142 Rivers and Tides
The Art Of Ed
143 Russian Ark Illusion
144 Sharaku (1995) IMDB
145 Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013) IMDB
146 Simon Schama’s Power of Art
The Art Of Ed
147 Sister Wendy
The Art Of Ed
148 Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
Palomar College
149 Sketches of Frank Gehry (2006)
Palomar College
150
Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
Art Sealous
151 Spellbound (1945)
Palomar College
152 Starry Night (1999)
Palomar College
153 Stendahl Syndrome (1996)
Palomar College
154 Style Wars Ranker
155 Surviving Picasso (1996)
Palomar College
156 Taking Lives (2004)
Palomar College
157 The 100 Years Show Art Sealous
158 The 400 Blows Ranker
159 The Adventures of Picasso (1978) IMDB
160 The Art of the Steal (2009) Art Net
161 The Belly of an Architect (1987) IMDB
162 The Blood of a Poet (Le sang d’un poete) Jean Cocteau
Taste Of Cinema
163 The Color of Pomegranates (Sayat Nova) Sergei Parajanov
Taste Of Cinema
164
The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, Her Lover (1989)
Getty
165 The Cool School (2008) Art Net
166 The Da Vinci Code (2006)
Palomar College
167 The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) IMDB
168 The Doors (1991)
Palomar College
169 The Good Thief (2002)
Palomar College
170 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Canvas
171 The Hand (Ruka) Jiří Trnka
Taste Of Cinema
172
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
IMDB
173
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting (1978)
IMDB
174 The Libertine Illusion
175 The Lovers on the Bridge (1991) IMDB
176
The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob
Ranker
177
The Magic School Bus Makes a Rainbow
The Art Of Ed
178 The Moderns (1988) IMDB
179 The Moon and Sixpence (1942) Getty
180 The Name of the Rose (1986) Getty
181 The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Art Of Ed
182 The Object of Beauty (1991)
Palomar College
183 The Pillow Book Ranker
184 The Rape of Europa
The Art Of Ed
185 The Secret of Kells
The Art Of Ed
186 The Shape of Things (2003)
Palomar College
187 The Sheltering Sky (1990) IMDB
188
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe
Ranker
189 The Thirteenth Warrior (1999)
Palomar College
190 The Watermelon Woman (1996) Getty
191 The Wolf at the Door (Oviri) (1986)
Palomar College
192 The Woman in Gold (2015) Canvas
193 The World is Not Enough (1999)
Palomar College
194 The World of Suzie Wong (1960) IMDB
195 Those Happy Years (2013) IMDB
196
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
IMDB
197 Troy (2004)
Palomar College
198 True Lies (1994)
Palomar College
199 Un Chien Andalou (1929) Canvas
200 Untitled (2009) Widewalls
201
Utamaro and His Five Women (1946)
IMDB
202 Utamaro’s World (1977) IMDB
203 Van Gogh (1991) IMDB
204 Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) IMDB
205 Waste Land
The Art Of Ed
206 What Dreams May Come (1998)
Palomar College
207 Woman in Gold (2015) Widewalls


13 Best Movies About Artists Film Sources/Lists



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Art Net Top 10 Documentaries Every Art Lover Should Watch – artnet News
Art Sealous 7 Art Movies on Netflix to Keep You Inspired Throughout the Winter …
Canvas The Best Movies of All Time for Art Lovers – Canvas: A Blog By …
Complex 15 Awesome Movies About Art | Complex
Getty Getty Curators Pick the Best Art Movies Ever Made (And a Few of the …
Illusion 10 Inspiring Movies for Art Lovers | Scene360
IMDB Top 70 Movies about Painters/Artists – IMDb
Palomar College Art History in the Movies – Palomar College
Ranker Best Art Movies | List of All Movies About Artists – Ranker
Taste Of Cinema The 20 Best Movies about Art and Artists « Taste of Cinema – Movie …
The Art Of Ed 24 Movies to Show in Your High School Art Room – The Art of Ed
The Culture Trip 13 Films That Depict The Fascinating Lives Of Artists – Culture Trip
Widewalls Art History Movies Everybody Needs to Watch | Widewalls

 

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