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The Best Art Movies

List Criteria: Movies must feature art prominently.

A list of the best art movies. This is a list not of "art films" but of movies that feature art as a central theme. We tried to include all of the best ones here, but if you believe we missed one, please feel free to add it to the list yourself. All genres have been included. Movies about art can be fascinating and these are the best art films of that genre. The drama, adventure, and politics involved in the creation of famous art can be mind-boggling. And as far as artists go, let us not forget that, "There is no great genius without some touch of madness."

While we might not all enjoy going to the museum to view our favorite works of art, the art films on this list are incredibly accessible and can be enjoyed by almost anyone. If you don't see your favorite art film on this list of the best art films, make sure to add it so others can get a little bit of your good (art film) taste.

What are the best art movies? Take a look at this list and you'll see what are the top movies about artists.
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    Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, Ashley Judd

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    Courtney Love, David Bowie, Gary Oldman

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    Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Stephanie Seymour

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    Daniel Day-Lewis, Cyril Cusack, Fiona Shaw

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    Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Cillian Murphy

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    added by peterephillips Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Serge Larivière

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    Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, Marion Ross

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    Andy García, Eva Herzigová, Peter Capaldi

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    Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Harry Andrews

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    new! & added by JenniferGarnick Amy Adams, Krysten Ritter, Christoph Waltz

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    Janet Suzman, Anthony Higgins, Hugh Fraser

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    Justin Theroux, Jill Hennessy, Stephen Dorff

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    added by peterephillips Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert De Niro, Ethan Hawke

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    added by wiabux Natalie Portman, Javier Bardem, Randy Quaid

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    added by VisualSubterfuge John Malkovich, Saffron Burrows, Veronica Ferres

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    added by HardyPierce Timothy Spall, Jamie Thomas King, Lesley Manville

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    added by wawwhite1 Sandra Oh, Burt Reynolds, Rowan Atkinson

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    added by AlexanderRay Tilda Swinton, Sean Bean, Robbie Coltrane

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    added by CrabbyPatty Mark Hogancamp

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    Valentina Cervi, Emmanuelle Devos, Brigitte Catillon

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    Emma Thompson, Rufus Sewell, Jonathan Pryce

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    Dafne Fernández, Francisco Rabal, Maribel Verdú

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    added by peterephillips Stacy Keibler, Christina Ricci, Edward Furlong

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    James Woods, Craig T. Nelson, Diana Scarwid

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    added by VemFox Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah

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