Television movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant television movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out clever, witty, humorous, realistic, interesting and suspense films and TV shows about / with television, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, life philosophy, tv show, pornography and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as television: Pleasantville (1998), The Cable Guy (1996), Superstar (2012), Reality Bites (1994), The Dish (2000), Great News (2017), Black Mirror (2011), Episodes (2011), Holy Man (1998), Channel Zero (2016).

List of television movies

 7.5
 114K
Pleasantville (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Geeky teenager David and his popular twin sister, Jennifer, get sucked into the black-and-white world of a 1950s TV sitcom called "Pleasantville," and find a world where everything is peachy keen all the time. But when Jennifer's ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens, teen comedy
Plot: time travel, parallel world, small town life, utopia, alternate reality, small town, siblings relations, old love, coming of age, prejudice, fish out of water, american dream ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1990s, future
Place: france, paris france
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 6.1
 140K
The Cable Guy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, witty ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, friendship, odd couple, buddies, danger, designer, television, dangerous friend, basketball, impostor, cheating boyfriend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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 5.4
 827
Superstar (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An average guy who works in a recycling plant wakes up one morning to discover that he's become inexplicably famous.
Style: satirical, cynical, tragicomedy, psychological, thought provoking ...
Plot: life turned upside down, media satire, disorder, media, price of fame, celebrity, fish out of water, fame, internet, love hate, media coverage, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 6.6
 42K
Reality Bites (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, roommate, twentysomething life, looking for love, ambition, graduation, youth, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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 7.2
 14K
The Dish (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The true story of how the Parkes Radio Telescope was used to relay the live television of man's first steps on the moon, during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, factual, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: nasa, space travel, outer space, small town, moon landing, moon, ambition, social relations, hopes, human spirit, underdog, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s
Place: australia
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 7.0
 3K
Great News (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A New Jersey mom puts her relationship with her daughter to the test when she lands an internship at the same TV station where her daughter works.
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tv news, sitcom, workplace humor, media satire, workplace situations, ego clash, mother daughter relationship, uptight character, ambition, overbearing mother, power relations, relationship vs career ...
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 8.9
 297K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, cynical, clever ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, computers and web, society, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, news, media coverage, paranoia, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
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 7.9
 30K
Episodes (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A British husband-and-wife comedy writing team travel to Hollywood to remake their successful British TV series, with disastrous results.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, funny ...
Plot: showbiz, hollywood, tv show, actor's life, producer, womanizer, couple relations, writer's life, sitcom, career, success, media satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 4.9
 18K
Holy Man (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching ...
Plot: guru, tv show, media, materialism, workplace, artists and showbiz, media satire, lifestyle, love affair, religion, mysterious man, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 7.2
 7K
Channel Zero (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Inspired by Brian Russell’s Creepypasta tale, Channel Zero: No-End House tells the story of a young woman named Margot Sleator, who visits the No End House, a bizarre house of horrors that consists of a series of increasingly disturbing rooms. ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, based on legend, bleak
Plot: supernatural, missing person, kidnapping, monster, small town, child in peril, death of brother, television, anthology, childhood, teeth, loss of son
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 7.5
 402K
Home Alone (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin's house, the plucky kid stands ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, mischievous children, holiday, family, when the parents are away, danger, crime gone awry, neighbor, young heroes, home alone, vacation, precocious child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, france, illinois, paris france, america ...
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 8.1
 129K
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: cynical, dark humor, talky, witty, clever ...
Plot: network, anchor, corruption, murder, workaholic, media, racial slur, suicidal, gay slur, adultery, tv show, ratings ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, california
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 7.3
 74K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, brainwashing, mind control, assassination, media, audition, hallucination, suicide, tv station, obsession, gory, postmodernism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 6.1
 39K
Edtv (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Video store clerk Ed agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a tv network.
Style: humorous, semi serious, satirical, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, audition, tv show, misfit, human nature, tv star, showbiz, love and romance, romantic rivalry, fictional reality show, reality tv, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
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 6.1
 9K
Stay Tuned (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Salesman Roy Knable spends all his free time watching television, to the exasperation of his wife, Helen. One day, TV salesman Spike convinces Roy to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. The new addition to Roy's home entertainment ...
Style: humorous, biting, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: wrestling, axe, satellite dish, suburbs, hostages, suburban life, couple relations, media satire, crumbling marriage, tv show, satellite, survival ...
Time: 80s
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My Favorite Year (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Benjy Stone is the junior writer on the top rated variety/comedy show, in the mid 50s (the early years). Alan Swann, an Erol Flynn type actor with a drinking problem is to be that weeks guest star.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good ...
Plot: farce, odd couple, showbiz, comeback, friendship, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, actor's life, misfit, friends, media satire, media ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: usa, new york
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 8.1
 826K
The Truman Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Truman Burbank is the star of "The Truman Show", a 24-hour-a-day "reality" TV show that broadcasts every aspect of his life -- live and in color -- without his knowledge. His entire life has been an unending soap opera for ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, clever, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, manipulations, voyeurism, tv show, freedom, dishonesty, fictional reality, deception, alternate reality, fictional reality show, suburban life, hollywood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, future, 1990s
Place: usa, florida
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Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mike Judge's slacker duo, Beavis and Butt-Head, wake to discover their TV has been stolen. Their search for a new one takes them on a clueless adventure across America where they manage to accidentally become America's most wanted.
Style: road movie, humorous, not serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police brutality, white house, congress, on the road, masturbation, casino, dishonesty, buddies, obsessive quest, deadly virus, disorder, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: las vegas, texas, washington d.c., cross country, usa ...
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 7.0
 24K
UHF (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The eccentric new manager of a UHF television channel tries to save the station from financial ruin with an odd array of programming.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, gag humor, funny ...
Plot: parody, tv show, music video, daydreamer, take over, disorder, anchor, network, photojournalist, dwarf, media, goofy hero ...
Time: 80s
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 7.5
 60K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, witty, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: investigation, lawyer, moral dilemma, cheating, ethics, professor, fbi, advertising, media, prejudice, fame, contests and competitions ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, boston
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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.
Style: clever, humorous, witty, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: race against time, fish out of water, house, family relations, siblings relations, love and romance, rivalry, society, tv show, parents and children, contests and competitions, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 6.7
 129K
The Running Man (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, tough heroes, chases and races, danger, massacre, against the odds, gadget, resistance, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: future, 20th century, twentieth century, 2010s, near future ...
Place: california, los angeles
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 7.2
 24K
Broadcast News (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
Style: witty, clever, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: workaholic, love triangle, journalism, romance, workplace situations, unlikely couple, love and romance, media satire, network, media, couples, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: tv show, politics, journalism, communism, paranoia, suicide, media, journalist, friendship, singer, fear, patriotism ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, new york, california, pentagon, washington d.c. ...
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 8.0
 60K
Being There (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: politics, white house, eviction, comedy of errors, secret service, dying, innocence, lawyer, newspaper, funeral, autism, impotence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 6.5
 9K
Bamboozled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: TV producer Pierre Delacroix (Damon Wayans) becomes frustrated when network brass reject his sitcom idea. Hoping to get fired, Delacroix pitches the worst idea he can think of: a minstrel show. The network not only airs it, but it incredibly becomes ...
Style: realistic, biting, semi serious, thought provoking, witty ...
Plot: racism, tv show, society, rise and fall, showbiz, writer's life, overnight success, media satire, artists and showbiz, hip hop, television, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, harlem manhattan new york city, iowa ...
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The Osterman Weekend (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The host of an investigative news show is convinced by the CIA that the friends he has invited to a weekend in the country are engaged in a conspiracy that threatens national security in this adaptation of the Robert Ludlum novel.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, voyeurism, manhunt, violence, cia, arrow, state affairs, friends, political conspiracy, moral dilemma, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco
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 7.4
 127K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, psychic, ghost, supernatural, missing child, poltergeist, parents and children, good versus evil, child in peril, parallel world, little girl, haunted ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
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 7.0
 77K
Scrooged (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, christmas, holiday, redemption, back from the dead, scrooge, christmas carol, supernatural, network, showbiz, coldhearted, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1955 ...
Place: usa, new york
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 6.5
 67K
Morning Glory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: work ethic, workaholic, relationship vs career, media, ambition, showbiz, ratings, coworker, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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