Films about photographers

Narrative films and feature documentaries about photographers, or at least movies which include photographers as major characters.

  • Eadweard
  • High Art
  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Vivian Maier: Who Took Nanny's Pictures
  • Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus
  • Blow-Up
  • Rear Window
  • Peeping Tom
  • Smoke
  • Photographing Fairies
  • Funny Face
  • The Photographer
  • The Public Eye
  • Pecker
  • We'll Take Manhattan
  • Double Exposure
  • The Year of Living Dangerously
  • War Photographer
  • Everlasting Moments
  • Manufactured Landscapes
  • Bill Cunningham New York
  • Eyes of Laura Mars
  • Mahogany
  • William Eggleston in the Real World
  • The Mexican Suitcase
  • Helmut Newton: Frames from the Edge
  • Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens
  • Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye
  • Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye
  • Guest of Cindy Sherman
  • One Hour Photo
  • Closer
  • Proof
  • Under Fire
  • Born Into Brothels
  • City of God
  • Guinevere
  • Gentlemen's Relish
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  • Harrison's Flowers
  • Pictures from a Revolution
  • Strand, Under the Dark Cloth
  • Shooting Robert King
  • Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film
  • Tierney Gearon: The Mother Project
  • Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks
  • A Thousand Times Good Night
  • Shutter
  • Distant
  • Pretty Baby
  • Triage
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Zenne Dancer
  • For Lovers Only
  • Time to Leave
  • Palermo Shooting
  • Ship of Theseus
  • Delirious
  • My Straight Son
  • Calendar
  • The Snake
  • Woman in Chains
  • Circle of Deceit
  • Rezerwat
  • Heavenly Forest
  • Boat People
  • Frame by Frame
  • McCullin
  • Puzzle of a Downfall Child
  • Sway
  • Girlfriends
  • The Photographer
  • Don't Look Back
  • The Midnight Meat Train
  • Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories
  • Spider-Man
  • Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People
  • Naked States
  • Smash His Camera
  • Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
  • America and Lewis Hine
  • Don't Blink
  • What Remains
  • Waste Land
  • By the Ways, a Journey with William Eggleston
  • The Cameraman
  • Bert Stern: Original Madman
  • Chasing Ice
  • In No Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter
  • Everybody Street
  • Eye on the Sixties: The Iconic Photography of Rowland Scherman
  • Which Way Is The Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington
  • Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress
  • Rock Prophecies
  • Monk With a Camera
  • The Photographers Series: Henry Horenstein
  • Her Aim Is True
  • Rock 'N' Roll Exposed: The Photography of Bob Gruen
  • Who Shot Rock & Roll: The Film
  • More Than the Rainbow