News movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant news movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, suspense, visually appealing, talky and intellectual films and TV shows about / with news, greed, mentor, storytelling, tv news, dialogue, politics, reporter, media and satire plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Ukraine and other countries.
news movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as news: The Newsroom (2012), Good Girls Revolt (2015), Infoholic (2017), Network (1976), Turk 182! (1985), Follow That Bird (1985), Thank You for Smoking (2005), The Insider (1999), Argo (2012), Zodiac (2007).

List of news movies

The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, realistic, sincere, political, dramatic ...
Plot: journalism, tv news, journalist, ethics, politics, news, intelligence, against the rules, ambitious, power of media, rebellion, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Good Girls Revolt (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the personal and professional lives of employees at an American news magazine in the late 1960s.
Style: touching, captivating, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, office, journalism, rivalry, best friends, women, justice, dream, teamwork, female protagonist, satire, culture clash ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, funny, satirical, absurd ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: journalism, satire, father son relationship, dog, media satire, journalist, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, media, boss, tv show ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, california, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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Infoholic (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maksim, an investing manager, is too busy reading the news in his social network feeds fails to notice his own problems, until the news really start to influence his own life.
Plot: curse, social network, news, internet, friendship, computer, businessman, friendship between men, marriage, social media, male female relationship, lecture ...
Place: ukraine
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Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, political, satirical ...
Plot: media, television, satire, journalism, adultery, media manipulation, corruption, dark humor, media satire, older man younger woman relationship, murder, workaholic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california, los angeles
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Turk 182! (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere, political ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mayor, politics, subway, street art, hip hop, politician, child in peril, rescue, injustice, social worker, brother brother relationship, vigilante ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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Follow That Bird (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.
Style: feel good, melancholic, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, friendship, social worker, road trip, muppets, fantasy world, happy ending, unlikely friendships, on the road, runaway, puppet, family relations ...
Place: illinois, sesame street, usa, turkey
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: entertaining, witty, political, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: advertising, marketing, business, lobbyist, satire, tobacco, social satire, reporter, lung cancer, journalism, society, cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, japan ...
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The Insider (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Tells the true story of a 60 Minutes television series exposé of the tobacco industry, as seen through the eyes of a real tobacco executive, Jeffrey Wigand
Style: cerebral, political, suspense, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, corruption, business, reporter, conspiracy, politics, legal, courtroom, lawyer, media, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., mississippi, iran, south carolina, new york
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Argo (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, political ...
Plot: cia, rescue mission, revolution, secret mission, politics, u.s. embassy, espionage, spy, hostage, american abroad, escape, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1979, year 1980, 20th century ...
Place: middle east, iran, tehran iran, langley virginia, california ...
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, mystery, journalism, crimes, paranoia, maniac, killings, uncover truth, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
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, clever, political, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: politics, political intrigue, political corruption, manipulation, state affairs, intrigue, lobbyist, strategy, journalism, blind ambition, breaking the fourth wall, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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District 9 (2009)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA, New Zealand, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Aliens land in South Africa and, with their ship totally disabled, have no way home. Years later, after living in a slum and wearing out their welcome the 'Non-Humans' are being moved to a new tent city overseen by Multi-National United ...
Style: suspense, serious, cerebral, thought provoking, biting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, distopia, quarantine, extraterrestrial, space and aliens, mutation, alien invasion, alien encounter, alien race, metamorphosis, chaos and mayhem, transformation ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1982
Place: africa, south africa, johannesburg south africa
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Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Attention, comedy fans: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS is the real thing. This is scathing, no-holds-barred Brit humor at its best. Rapid-fire skits starring Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) are as politically incorrect as they are side-bustingly funny, ...
Style: humorous, political, parody, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: satire, political satire, news, disorder, media, artists and showbiz, media satire, silly humor, politics, joke, pop culture, comedian ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom, europe
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Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: philosophical, thought provoking, serious, bleak, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: twists and turns, technology, distopia, alternate reality, human nature, social decay, media satire, society, computers and web, media, satire, dark humor ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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Knowing (2009)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, exciting, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: end of the world, apocalypse, disaster, supernatural, catastrophe, foreknowledge, code, prophecy, alien, air disaster, scientist, professor ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, september 11 2001, 50s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new york, boston
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