This film comes from the mind of writer-director John Singleton, who died in 2019. Janet Jackson plays a depressed poet, and the late Tupac Shakur plays a postal worker who befriends her and eventually romances her.
An on-screen account of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe who, when we meet him, is an aspiring writer and failed law student. Much of this movie covers his romance with a woman who is already promised to another man.
A fictionalized-but-based-in-reality account of Emily Dickinson, this time with Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon playing the reclusive poet. Unlike Wild Nights with Emily, this movie covers much of Dickinson's life, from childhood to her prolific, yet sheltered later years.
James Franco takes on the role of Beat Generation poet Allen Ginsberg. Much of this film is told through animation, depicting the story of Ginsberg's most famous poem, "Howl." The obscenity trial that followed after the publishing of that poem is also covered in this movie.
One of my favorite romances of all time, which also just happens to feature two incredible fictional poets: Randolph Ash and Christabel LaMotte. Their story is told through flashbacks, brought on by letters unearthed by two modern-day scholars, played by Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart.
On a small island in the Venetian lagoon, a friendship blooms between a young Chinese woman and an older Slavic fisherman, nicknamed "the poet." Some of the island's residents find this friendship troubling, for many reasons.
Based on the novella by Henry James, this is a romantic tale about a young 19th-century Venetian editor who is fascinated with the life of a poet from the Romantic Era. Much of the story revolves around the romance of the poet and his muse/lover.