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, clever, humorous, talky, interesting and light films and TV shows about / with radio, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, mentor, radio show, catastrophe, culture clash, destiny and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as radio: Frequency (2000), Pump Up the Volume (1990), The Boat That Rocked (2009), Radio Days (1987), Frasier (1993), NewsRadio (1995), Private Parts (1997), Talk to Me (2007), Good Morning, Vietnam (1987), How I Ended This Summer (2010).

List of radio movies

 7.3
 95K
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, sentimental, suspenseful, emotional ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, radio, investigation, sent to the past, rescue, murder, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, firefighter, baseball ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
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, witty, captivating, gloomy, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, kids
Plot: radio, rebellion, teenager, high school, suicide, repression, misfit, radio dj, anti conformity, confession, freedom, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
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The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 135 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, colourful ...
Plot: radio, hippie, rock, rebelliousness, friendship, rebellion, music, friends, ambition, ship, ocean or sea, boat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, london
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 7.5
 29K
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, radio show, americana, rescue, lifestyle, love and romance, family problems, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, enema ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
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 8.0
 68K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, witty, talky, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, sitcom, psychiatry, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester england, manchester ...
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 7.9
 12K
NewsRadio (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, witty, realistic, offbeat
Plot: radio, workplace, friendship, boss and employee, radio show, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, power relations, producer, office, reporter, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin, manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 32K
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, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: radio, media, radio dj, radio show, erection, society, rebelliousness, misfit, anti conformity, workplace, sex addict, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., detroit
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 7.3
 9K
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: talky, serious, realistic, disturbing, witty ...
Plot: radio, manager, friendship, prison, radio show, protest, civil rights, funeral, african american, new job, ex convict, convict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, los angeles ...
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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, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, vietnam war, radio dj, anti war, radio show, war, military, rebellion, rock, society, rebelliousness, impossible love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, iraq
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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: atmospheric, tense, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: wilderness, isolation, radio, solitude, survival, radiation, arctic, human nature, danger, dishonesty, confined, fish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, russia
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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, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: radio, coming of age, small town, friendship, first love, teenage love, car race, party, love at first sight, buddies, adolescence vs adulthood, oldies ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1962, 1950s
Place: california, usa
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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: stylized, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: radio, murder, director, radio station, mystery, investigation, showbiz, who done it, crimes, disgruntled, coping, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, year 1939
Place: usa, chicago illinois, london
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: radio, single parent, loneliness, starting over, friendship, looking for love, romance, widow widower, family relations, hopes, love and romance, listener ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, baltimore, seattle washington, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 12K
Talk Radio (1988)
Genre: Drama
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: disturbing, talky, tense, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: radio, racism, radio dj, anonymity, radio show, media, liberal, dangerous, media satire, murder, death, paranoid ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: realistic, witty, not serious, humorous
Plot: sitcom, radio, radio dj, workplace, secretary, media, director, rock, radio show, salesman, worn out, ratings ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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 7.4
 7K
Martin (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: radio, sitcom, african american, radio dj, radio show, friendship, buddies, couples, friends, verbal byplay, family relations, loud ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa
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I'm Alan Partridge (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
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: cynical, talky, witty, realistic, clever ...
Plot: radio, sitcom, lifestyle, social awkwardness, showbiz, friends, odd, unsuccessful, self involved, hapless, fan, comeback ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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The King's Speech (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, Australia
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, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: royal family, friendship, historical character, stuttering, queen, british history, aristocracy, period piece, king, disability, treatment, radio ...
Time: 1930s, 40s, pre world war two, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany, scotland ...
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The Night Listener (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, aids, mystery, child illness, listener, amateur detective, mysterious character, storytelling, child abuse, investigation, book, liar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, new york
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 6.6
 61K
Joy Ride (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truck driver, deathtrap, vengeance, kidnapping, psychopath, radio, murder, prank, road trip, humiliation, trap, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, new jersey, salt lake city utah, nebraska, wyoming ...
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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, sincere, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: radio, assassination, rebelliousness, fighting the system, gangsters, crimes, idealism, dishonesty, society, rebellion, communism, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
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The Kirlian Frequency (2017)
Genre: Animation, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 9 min.
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: enigmatic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, tense
Plot: terror, radio, cold war, propaganda, culture clash, mystery, society, rivalry, escapades, danger, government, storytelling ...
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: touching, sentimental, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mistaken identity, dog, love, model, veterinarian, romance, radio, disorder, comedy of errors, love and romance, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Radio Free Roscoe (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: radio, high school, radio show, lifestyle, rebelliousness, misfit, high school life, friends, disability, youth, media, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 6.9
 37K
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, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: disability, sport, football, underdog, mentally challenged, graduation, friendship, civil rights, against the odds, radio, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: south carolina, cuba, san francisco
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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
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, clever, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: singer, backstage, radio, cowboy, performance, angel, musician, country music, radio show, music, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
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Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides that he needs to be cured from a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, farce, dysfunctional family, nothing goes right, love and romance, ghost, couples, family relations, radio, supernatural, mental illness, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
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 7.0
 12K
Radio Flyer (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, abuse, physical abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, alcohol abuse, radio, domestic violence, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: california, oklahoma, cross country
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 8.0
 18K
Fail-Safe (1964)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Because of a technical defect an American bomber team mistakenly orders the destruction of Moscow. The President of the United States has but little time to prevent an atomic catastrophe from occurring. Director Sidney Lumet gives an atmospheric ...
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, politics, military, nuclear threat, danger, race against time, u.s. air force, atomic bomb, chaos, military life, bomber, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: russia, new york, usa, pentagon, soviet union ...
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The Fisher King (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Two troubled men face their terrible destinies and events of their past as they join together on a mission to find the Holy Grail and thus to save themselves.
Style: touching, disturbing, compassionate, inspirational, surreal ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: self discovery, holy grail, friendship, redemption, yuppie, insanity, guilt, tragic event, transformation, heroes, haunted by the past, depression ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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