Tabloid journalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tabloid journalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, semi serious, suspenseful and sexy films and TV shows about / with tabloid journalism, media, reporter, journalism, catastrophe, police investigation, runaway, storytelling, murder and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tabloid journalism: Kika (1993), The Chronicle (2001), A Star for Christmas (2012), Notting Hill (1999), Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982), Hillsborough (1996), Tabloid (2001), Spaced Out (2006), The Man Inside (1990), Prime Suspect 3 (1993).

List of tabloid journalism movies

Kika (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson, Ramon. Ramon, who is not dead, is revived by Kika's attentions and she then moves in with him. They might live happily ...
Style: sexy, erotic, art house, disturbing, campy ...
Plot: serial killer, tabloid journalism, murder disguised as suicide, escaped prisoner, stepfather stepson relationship, voyeurism, masturbation, gays and lesbians, photographer, gay, lgbt, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
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The Chronicle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Chronicle is the name of a science fiction television series on the Sci Fi Channel. The series is based on the "News from the Edge" series of novels by Mark Sumner, a St. Louis, Missouri based author. The show was originally sold to ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal, supernatural, journalism, ghost, space and aliens, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, alien abduction, reporter, supernatural being, conspiracy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
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A Star for Christmas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The only thing that is working in Cassie's world is her small town business. Her Christmas Cupcakery is a huge success, but her love life is a mess. Cassie's whole universe is turned upside down when she falls in love with a co-worker who ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, love affair, coworker relationship, love and romance, love, coworker, couples, promise, opposites attract, holiday, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
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Notting Hill (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a ...
Style: feel good, touching, romantic, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: fame, love and romance, couples, social differences, love, opposites attract, paparazzi, friendship, power of love, ordinary person, male female relationship, love story ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom
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Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.
Plot: court case, party girl, family feud, greed, sister in law sister in law relationship, newspaper columnist, matriarch, mother daughter conflict, family conflict, gossip columnist, party, custody battle ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: french riviera
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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a chance encounter with a wanted man, a woman is harassed by the police and press until she takes violent action.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, sexy, light ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, politics, terrorism, terrorist, surveillance, police, police investigation, paranoia, reporter, death, twists and turns ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: germany, israel, europe, west germany
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Hillsborough (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium. This movie follows three ...
Style: sad
Plot: football, british police, dying young, soccer fan, soccer match, grieving mother, disaster, reporter, brother brother relationship, journalist, death, father son relationship ...
Place: liverpool
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Tabloid (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No movie overview is available.
Plot: prank gone wrong, tv crew, television crew, television producer, faked death, female nudity, prank, tabloid journalism, tv set, tv show in film, interview
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Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
TV show
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, false accusation, kidnapping, murder, whodunit, wannabe, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, police investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, campy ...
Plot: reporter, media, journalism, chaos and mayhem, captivity, abduction, disorder, save the planet, space and aliens, save the world, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
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The Man Inside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity papers and at great personal risk, to join their staff. ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, graphic violence, rise to the top, rebellion, journalism, media, uncover truth, dishonesty, hidden identity, state affairs, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, germany
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Prime Suspect 3 (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
TV show
Story: Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police. Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison moves to a new district and is put in charge of a vice investigation instead of ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, male prostitute, child rape, pimp, gay slur, lgbt, suicide attempt, street kid, social worker, cover up, police detective, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, london, manchester, wales
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Winchell (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.
Style: cynical, biting, captivating, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: journalism, radio, career, mccarthyism, society, politics, media, world war two, tv show, historical figure, lifestyle, blind ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 50s
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State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: clever, political, tense, suspenseful, tricky ...
Plot: conspiracy, political conspiracy, politics, journalism, corruption, suspense, investigation, newspaper, reporter, murder, congress, spy ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
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Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: feel good, humorous, campy, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: desire for fame, music, friendship, music band, stereotypes, childhood, performer's life, media, celebrity culture, on the road, disorder, paparazzi ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london
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Recipe for Revenge (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One fateful dinner party ends in a complicated murder case where Carly Hunter forced to work against both the police and the media. Police Jack Brannigan commissioned to protect her when threats begin to pile up and a fiery unexpected love affair ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: food, murder, cooking and food, righting the wronged, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, gender, dedicated lawyer, legal, protagonist as suspect, celebrity culture, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Pink Flamingos (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against Connie & Raymond Marble, a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, campy, surreal, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: male nudity, obsession, perversion, cult, animal abuse, dysfunctional family, arson, lesbian, dehumanization, absurd humor, gender, incestuous sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, baltimore, maryland
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Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, true love, love, looking for love, unlikely friendships, loneliness, magical, love affair, love story, fantasy world ...
Time: 19th century, 21st century
Place: canada, london
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The Night We Called It a Day (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on the true events surrounding Frank Sinatra's tour of Australia. When Sinatra calls a local reporter a "two-bit hooker", every union in the country black-bans the star until he issues an apology.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: journalism, artists and showbiz, contests and competitions, rise and fall, prostitute, media, ambition, workplace, love and romance, father son relationship, racial slur, blackmail ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, australia, los angeles, sydney australia
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Discopathe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The mid-70's: A timid young New Yorker leads an uneventful life until he is fatefully exposed to the pulsating rhythms of a brand-new genre of music....disco. Unable to control his murderous impulses that stem from a traumatic childhood ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, strong violent content, psychopath, disco, catholic school, nude, graphic violence, nightclub, girls' school, lesbian teen, tabloid journalism, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, montreal, new york, canada
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: political, factual, intense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: cia, corruption, politics, spy, espionage, secret service, political conspiracy, journalism, newspaper, conspiracy theory, cia agent, political corruption ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1995, year 2003, year 1993 ...
Place: africa, middle east, washington d.c., iraq, east africa ...
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Mesrine: Public Enemy #1 (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Jacques Mesrine, France's public enemy No. 1 during the 1970s. After nearly two decades of legendary criminal feats -- from multiple bank robberies and to prison breaks -- Mesrine was gunned down by the French police in Paris.
Style: intense, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, escape, chase, french, organized crime, mafia, prison, heist, character study, suspense, against the rules, notoriety ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Naked Truth (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Naked Truth is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from 1995 to 1996, and on NBC from 1996 to 1998. The series stars Téa Leoni and co-starred Holland Taylor. The show took place at the office of a tabloid news publication.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: paparazzi, magazine, journal, disorder, journalism, media, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, celebrity culture, tabloid journalism, female photographer, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
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A Long Way Down (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four lost souls decide to end their lives on the same night, New Year's Eve. When they meet unintentionally at the same suicide hotspot, they mutually agree to call off their plans for six weeks, forming an unconventional, dysfunctional family.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, new year, suicide, new year's eve, introspection, direction and purpose, dull life, unfulfillment, group of strangers, coping, cause and meaning, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, england
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