10 Movies

Freelancers Can

Relate To

How do you relax? The answer for most of us will include watching movies and series. So, today, we have a list of 10 movies that you may enjoy.

  1. Almost Famous ‧ 2000 ‧ Drama/Music ‧ 91% liked this film ‧ Starring Billy Crudup. It tells the story of a teenage freelance journalist writing for Rolling Stone in the early 1970s.

  2. Nightcrawler ‧ 2014 ‧ Thriller/Crime ‧ 90% liked this film ‧ It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Louis “Lou” Bloom, a stringer (freelance photojournalist) who records violent events late at night in Los Angeles.

  3. Julie & Julia ‧ 2009 ‧ Romance/Comedy ‧ 88% liked this film ‧ Starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams as a freelance writer, who started a cooking challenge in her blog, which made her a published author.

  4. Philomena ‧ 2013 ‧ Drama/Comedy ‧ 88% liked this film ‧ Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan as a journalist helping the main character. The film follows his reluctance of becoming a freelance journalist and how he ended up writing a human interest story on Philomena.

  5. Capote ‧ 2005 ‧ Drama/Crime ‧ 84% liked this film ‧ Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote, a freelance writer, who travels to Kansas with his partner to research a murder case for his new book.

  6. Dan in Real Life ‧ 2007 ‧ Romance/Comedy ‧ 84% liked this film ‧ Starring Steve Carell. Although not a freelancer, but an advice columnist, this is a movie about balancing work and personal life, which every freelancer can relate.

  7. Sideways ‧ 2004 ‧ Comedy/Romance ‧ 82% liked this film ‧ The film is starring Paul Giamatti as a depressed teacher and unsuccessful writer showing freelancers how to cope with rejection.

  8. Trumbo ‧ 2015 ‧ Drama/Crime ‧ 82% liked this film ‧ Starring Bryan Cranston as a Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

  9. Sex and the City ‧ 1998 ‧ Sitcom ‧ 75% liked this TV show ‧ Starring Sarah Jessica Parker as a successful freelance journalist in New York.

  10. The Rum Diary ‧ 2011 ‧ Romance/Drama ‧ 75% liked this film ‧ Starring Johnny Depp as a freelance author Paul Kemp who has not been able to sell a book.

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