Movies and TV shows like Press

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Press (2018)
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Press (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The lives of the editors and journalists working at a left-leaning broadsheet and a populist tabloid.
Plot: journalist, journalism, newspaper, newspaper editor, newspaper reporter

Most similar movies to Press

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, clever and tense films and TV series with plots about journalist, journalism, reporter, newspaper, media, politics and ambition mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Press: Harry (1993), Lou Grant (1977), House of Cards (1990), Kidnapped in Romania (2016), The Newsroom (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Harry (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Harry is a television drama series that was made by Union Pictures for the BBC, and shown on BBC One between 1993 and 1995. The programme concerned a journalist called Harry Salter who ran a news agency in the town of Darlington in England.
Plot: newspaper story, investigative journalism, journalist, photographer, journalism, british, secretary
Time: 1990s
Place: northern england
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Lou Grant (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Lou Grant is an American television drama series starring Ed Asner in the titular role as a newspaper editor. Unusual in American television, this drama series was a spinoff from a sitcom, The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Aired from 1977 to 1982, Lou ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, media, workplace, workplace situations, newspaper office, newspaper editor, newspaper, reporter, dog, publisher
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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House of Cards (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 226 min.
Story: Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime ...
Style: biting, witty, tense, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: politician, reporter, journalist, politics, cocaine, political intrigue, conservative, media circus, power struggle, age difference, poisoning, corruption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Kidnapped in Romania (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple of Italo-American journalists go missing during their work assignment in Romania.
Plot: romanian, journalist, journalism, tied feet
Place: romania
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The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: clever, sincere, stylized, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: journalist, politics, news, journalism, media, ethics, tv news, intelligence, troubled, boss and employee, verbal byplay, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Right to Believe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Tony Morris (Christopher Hunt) is a local newspaper reporter who is demoted to writing for his paper’s community section after his credibility is falsely called into question. Little does Tony know that his first assignment in his new role ...
Style: christian film
Plot: cafe, religion, christian, christianity, held at gunpoint, husband wife relationship, interview, newspaper, journalist, bible quote, discussion, bible ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Reporters (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The editorial teams of a newspaper and a television channel.
Plot: corruption, attack, tv news, newsroom, media, journalism, betrayal, politics, politician, reporter, journalist, murder ...
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52%
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, politics, political intrigue, political corruption, state affairs, lobbyist, blind ambition, intrigue, white house, dishonesty, power relations, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: reporter, workplace romance, workplace situations, crimes, state affairs, unfulfillment, coworker, politics, journalist, boss, unfulfilled love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 24
Without Love (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ewa is a reporter. Using her feminine charms and other means she is trying to become a journalist on a Warsaw weekly popular magazine. She hopes to become political interviewer of personalities and state leaders. On her way up the ladder she trips ...
Plot: single mother, reporter, newspaper, ambition, journalist, social problem, dishonesty, promotion, success, career, newspaper article, break up ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Inspired by true accounts, this HBO miniseries focuses on a group of fictional characters caught up in the harrowing aftermath of the tsunami that devastated the coast of Thailand two years ago.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: tsunami, survival, sea disaster, escapades, village life, forces of nature, adventure, journalism, danger, village, society, natural disaster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 9
The Catlins (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Catlins is an American prime-time soap opera on Superstation TBS that ran from April 1, 1983 to May 31, 1985. Created by Chris McIntyre, it focuses on the lives of two wealthy and feuding families; the Catlin family and the Quinn family. The ...
Plot: divorce, mother daughter relationship, death, bank, love, journalist, prison, drugs, doctor, marriage, business, trial ...
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Silencing Mary (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mary Stuartson is proud to be the first in her family to attend a university, but when her roommate, Holly, is raped by the school's star football player, Mary, who is a reporter for the college newspaper, begins her own investigation.
Plot: journalism, american football, locker room, undressing, newspaper, rape, dancing, college, party, drinking, loyalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dirt (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dirt is an American television serial broadcast on the FX network. It premiered on January 2, 2007 and starred Courteney Cox as Lucy Spiller, the editor-in-chief of the first-of-its-kind "glossy tabloid" magazine DirtNow, which was ...
Style: cynical, serious, sincere, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: photographer, journalism, paparazzi, hollywood, tabloid, magazine, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, desire for fame, media satire, gossip and rumors, attempted murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Political Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: Political Animals is a six-part miniseries. Elaine Barrish's husband Bud was a popular President of the United States during the 1990s despite his extramarital affairs. After leaving the White House, Elaine Barrish was elected Governor of ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, suspense, clever ...
Plot: politics, president, divorce, reporter, white house, family relations, private vs public, state affairs, parents and children, media, government official, female politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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In His Steps (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A priest challenges the members of his congregation to not just go to church every Sunday, but to actually follow in Jesus's footsteps in their daily lives. From Charles M. Sheldon's book that launched the saying "What would Jesus Do?
Style: christian film
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The Fortress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
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Style: tense, talky, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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Arthur Hailey's The Moneychangers (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 320 min.
Story: This is the story of the happenings at a major bank.
Plot: bank, greed, power, credit card, condominium, armored car, advertising executive, board of directors, private plane, female doctor, theft, prison ...
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Copy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Story: Mesh Kilbourne is a tenacious, ambitious student journalist whose quest for the truth outweighs social niceties, friendships, and protocol. When he stumbles on a possible cheating scandal involving his editor in chief, he begins sniffing out the ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shadow of China (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A Chinese immigrant tries to make his way to the top as a businessman in Hong Kong while his former radicalism is transformed into cynicism.
Plot: corruption, newspaper, nightclub singer, cultural revolution, idealist, journalist, mistress, cynic, chinese, banker, rich man, anti communism ...
Place: hong kong
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Keisari Aarnio (2018)
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Duration: 60 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
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Style: psychological, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: politics, cheating, infidelity, betrayal, adultery, rivalry, sexual relations, unfulfillment, state affairs, manipulations, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london
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25%
The Wishing Well (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widower, Mark Jansen, owns and runs the local newspaper for the Midwest town he grew up in. As he struggles to make ends meet, his daughter takes his happiness into her hands by going down to the famous wishing well their little town is known for, ...
Style: serious, feel good, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, elderly, imaginary, hopes, wish come true, family, small town life, media, journalism, fish out of water, starting over, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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25%
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Cordon (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A cordon seals off a section of Antwerp when a deadly virus threatens the city. People are left to their own devices which brings out the best but also the worst.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: virus, quarantine, isolation, chaos, plague, chaos and mayhem, confined, human nature, danger, disease, apocalypse, missing person poster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, antwerp, europe
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24%
When the Heavens Fell (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotherapist's life is wrecked when her private life is exposed in a sensation magazine.
Plot: reporter, privacy, downfall, double suicide, cynicism, ethics, journalist, politician, suicide, cheating, jealousy, disability ...
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21%
Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, prejudice, gossip, secret marriage, marriage, aristocrat, parent child relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1820s, 1830s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain, africa
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20%
Great Expectations (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 'Great Expectations' opens with Pip as a boy (played as an young man by newcomer Douglas Booth, 'The Pillars of the Earth') on the marshes near his home, where he encounters the desperate escapee Magwitch (Winstone). Pip is ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, captivating, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, generosity, lawyer, convict, rags to riches, inheritance, power of love, lovers, childhood, society, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, victorian era, 1820s
Place: england
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20%
The Duchess of Duke Street (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The Duchess Of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, the former producer of the highly successful ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa ...
Style: stylized, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hotel, ambition, power relations, love and romance, rich and poor, rise to the top, master and servant, society, social differences, couples, chef, historical event ...
Time: 1910s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.4
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Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: estate, inheritance, secret, murder, lawyer, intrigue, deadly, dishonesty, proposal, society, human nature, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.3
 8K
Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, small town, aristocracy, high society, love and romance, marriage, class differences, social differences, siblings relations, proposal, eligible bachelor, widow widower ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%