Radio movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant radio movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, light, feel good and talky films and TV shows about / with radio, radio show, storytelling, friendship, mentor, runaway, dialogue, catastrophe, media and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
radio movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as radio: Frequency (2000), Pump Up the Volume (1990), Radio Days (1987), The Boat That Rocked (2009), How I Ended This Summer (2010), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Talk to Me (2007), Frasier (1993), NewsRadio (1995), Private Parts (1997).

List of radio movies

Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, investigation, radio, rescue, sent to the past, parallel universe, murder, altering history, police detective, hopes, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, 90s, 60s, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa
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Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: radio, rebellion, boss, radio dj, suburbs, high school, suicide, anti conformity, confession, repression, misfit, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
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Radio Days (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: radio, working class, americana, family relations, rescue, love and romance, lifestyle, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nostalgia, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, coney island brooklyn new york city, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
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The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: rock, hippie, radio, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, marijuana, radio dj, rock and roll, music, dj, ship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: britain, london, england
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How I Ended This Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two men at a remote Arctic base begin mistrusting each other after an important radio message.
Style: tense, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: solitude, wilderness, radio, isolation, survival, human nature, arctic, confined, dishonesty, radiation, contamination, fish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, russia
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Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, loneliness, single parent, happy ending, radio, looking for love, life, platonic, christmas party, love and romance, romance, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
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Talk to Me (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.
Style: realistic, sincere, inspirational, emotional, touching ...
Plot: radio, ex convict, protest, civil rights, african american, society, media, manager, ambition, friendship, funeral, convict ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., new york, usa, los angeles, california
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Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, doctor, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, uptight character, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester
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NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: NewsRadio is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from 1995 to 1999. The series was created by executive producer Paul Simms, and was filmed in front of a studio audience at CBS Studio Center and Sunset Gower Studios. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sitcom ...
Plot: radio, workplace, producer, friendship, boss and employee, power relations, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, office, rebelliousness, employer employee relationship, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, wisconsin
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Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anti conformity, radio, ambition, lifestyle, workplace, rebelliousness, society, rise to the top, satire, media, radio dj, childhood memory ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979 ...
Place: new york, washington d.c., usa, detroit
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Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson, with his irreverent take ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: radio, vietnam war, anti war, radio dj, war, military, rebellion, death, superior officer, marines, rebelliousness, impossible love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, iraq
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Children Who Chase Lost Voices (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film centers on Asuna, a young girl who spends her solitary days listening to the mysterious music emanating from the crystal radio she received from her late father as a memento. One day while walking home she is attacked by a fearsome monster ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Plot: adventure, parallel world, dealing with death, radio, death in the family, teenage life, back from the dead, supernatural, escape attempt, mother daughter relationship, grief, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Radioland Murders (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: radio, murder, showbiz, director, mystery, crimes, investigation, who done it, coping, chase, chaos and mayhem, writers ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london
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Talk Radio (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, talky, tense, serious ...
Plot: radio, racism, radio dj, anonymity, paranoid, liberal, media, media satire, murder, death, redemption, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: backstage, musician, radio, singer, performance, country music, cowboy, musician's life, lifestyle, society, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, salesman, small time, power relations, director, satire, media, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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Martin (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Martin is an American sitcom produced by HBO Independent Productions that aired for five seasons, from August 27, 1992 to May 1, 1997 on Fox. The show is both titled after and stars actor-comedian Martin Lawrence along with supporting characters ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: radio, african american, radio dj, friendship, producer, family relations, friends, couples, tv show, verbal byplay, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: detroit, usa
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I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: I'm Alan Partridge is a BBC situation comedy starring Steve Coogan, of which two series of six episodes each were produced — the first in 1997 and the second in 2002. The series followed the titular Alan Partridge, a failed television ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, cynical, talky ...
Plot: radio, satire, disorder, unsuccessful, comeback, friends, hapless, wannabe, humiliation, fan, career, layoff ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, england
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Radio Free Roscoe (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Radio Free Roscoe was a Canadian television series filmed in Toronto, Ontario. The show was produced by Decode Entertainment, and it first aired on 1 August 2003 on Family, in Canada. It has also been dubbed in French in the province of Quebec and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: radio, rebelliousness, friends, teenage life, lifestyle, generation gap, high school life, high school, misfit, underground, media, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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Radio (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: underdog, disability, american football, mentally challenged, football, radio, bully, graduation, sport, friendship, couples, civil rights ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: south carolina, cuba, san francisco
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American Graffiti (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A couple of high school graduates spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, small town, radio, friendship, first love, party, love at first sight, teenage love, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, car race, dating ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 70s, 50s
Place: california, usa
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, sincere, dramatic, serious ...
Plot: stuttering, british history, unlikely friendships, royal family, historical character, friendship, disability, queen, british royal family, king, aristocracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two, 20th century, 1940s, year 1939 ...
Place: england, britain, europe, london, buckingham palace ...
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The Night Listener (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: radio, listener, aids, mystery, mysterious character, amateur detective, investigation, child abuse, father son relationship, liar, social worker, adaptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, wisconsin
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One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: radio, assassination, rebelliousness, gangsters, fighting the system, idealism, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty, political activist, painting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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The Terror Live (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorist, radio, race against time, tv show, negotiation, media sensation, media, once in a lifetime opportunity, terror, justice, threat, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
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Radio Rebel (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: High school senior Tara is so painfully shy that she dreads speaking to anyone in the hallways or getting called on in class. But in the privacy of her bedroom with her iPod in hand, she rocks out -- doing mock broadcasts for Miami's hottest FM ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage love, teenage life, first love, youth, teenager, secret identity, prom, popularity, shyness, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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Dead Frequency (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Night radio host Sam is in love with Emily. Afraid of showing his feelings he rejects her advances - to a point. Plagued by alcohol addiction and depression, he also has a less worldly problem: He (and the others) are vampires who are keen to hide ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, twists and turns, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: manager, vampire, radio, hopes, layoff, clan, night, unrequited love, love triangle, darkness, depression, agent ...
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Won't Last a Day Without You (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: George Harrison Apostol (Sarah Geronimo) or better known as DJ Heidee is fast becoming the most popular DJ in town with her segment Heartbreak Hotline. DJ Heidee gives love advice to those who are having trouble with their relationships. Most often ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: radio, boyfriend, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wooing, ex boyfriend, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, friendship, couples ...
Place: the philippines
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The Kirlian Frequency (2017)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 9 min.
TV show
Story: In the midnight hour, a lone DJ broadcasts the strangest - and scariest - tales from the outer edges of Kirlian, a lost city somewhere in Argentina.
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, exciting, captivating
Plot: radio, terror, cold war, culture clash, propaganda, rivalry, escapades, mystery, society, government, paranoia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: argentina
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The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dog, veterinarian, mistaken identity, model, romance, radio, love and romance, disorder, comedy of errors, love triangle, friendship, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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