Freedom of the press movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant freedom of the press movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, political, thought provoking, talky and complex films and TV shows about / with freedom of the press, society, politics, betrayal, death, husband wife relationship, runaway, newspaper, corruption and freedom plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as freedom of the press: The Post (2017), Beware the Gonzo (2010), Nothing But the Truth (2008), Good Bye Lenin! (2003), Storm - Letter of Fire (2017), Press (2010), Batman Returns (1992), Guernica (2016), Rosa Luxemburg (1986), No Pockets in a Shroud (1974).

List of freedom of the press movies

 7.2
 152K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: political, thought provoking, exciting, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, lie, truth, cover up, newspaper, journalist, wartime, new york times, freedom of the press, vietnam war ...
Time: 70s, year 1965, year 1971, year 1949, year 1966 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, vietnam
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 171 min.
Story: Successful surgeon Tomas leaves Prague for an operation, meets a young photographer named Tereza, and brings her back with him. Tereza is surprised to learn that Tomas is already having an affair with the bohemian Sabina, but when the Soviet ...
Style: sexy, erotic, philosophical, art house, romantic ...
Plot: sex, love, female nudity, infidelity, love triangle, waitress, voyeurism, adultery, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual promiscuity, menage a trois, romance ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 20th century
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia, geneva switzerland, california, ussr ...
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Beware the Gonzo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, journalist, high school, rebelliousness, teachers and students, friends, teenage sexuality, teenage life, lifestyle, social relations, misfit, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, politics, terrorist, surveillance, police, police investigation, reporter, freedom of the press, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists and turns, anarchist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: germany, israel, europe, west germany
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Goltzius and The Pelican Company (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, History
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Croatia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Goltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints. A contemporary of Rembrandt and, indeed, more celebrated during his life, Goltzius seduces the Margrave of Alsace ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, art house
Plot: obsession, sexuality, theater, prostitution, human nature, adam and eve, naked man, taboo, religions or cults, actor's life, artists and showbiz, performer's life ...
Time: 16th century
Place: europe
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Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, cia, lawyer, reporter, courtroom drama, media, journalist, corruption, courtroom, murder, espionage, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.7
 147K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: humorous, political, witty, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coma, berlin wall, politics, idealism, culture clash, communism, capitalism, society, deception, german reunification, cold war, protecting from truth ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany, germany, east berlin ...
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Storm - Letter of Fire (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in 1521 Antwerp, in a Europe ravaged by religious wars, and during the early years of the Reformation. It tells the story of the twelve year old, Falko Voeten – a printer’s son. When Falko’s father, Klaas Voeten, a printer of ...
Style: suspense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: reformation, inquisition, tyranny, strong female character, friendship, justice, dungeon, boy, priest, chase, teenager, prison ...
Time: 16th century
Place: netherlands
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 7.1
 660
Press (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a Kurdish newspaper whose journalists are under the constant threat of being abducted and killed by the state security forces.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, thought provoking, political thriller
Plot: journalism, media, politics, political unrest, realism, workplace, society, crimes, rivalry, investigative journalism, kurd, oppression ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: middle east, turkey
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 7.1
 306K
Batman Returns (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin - a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society. Crooked businessman Max Schreck is coerced into helping him become Mayor of Gotham and they both attempt ...
Style: gothic, stylized, dark, disturbing, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: superhero, villain, double life, corruption, revenge, batman, femme fatale, crimes, crime fighter, dark hero, transformation, cat ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 2K
Guernica (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The fates of Henry - an American correspondent - and Teresa, one of the Republic's censors during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: spanish civil war, journalist, world war two, civil war, saving a life, hiding place, politics, nazism, military, war violence, freedom, militia ...
Time: 1930s, year 1999, year 1932, year 1975, year 1939 ...
Place: spain, basque country, madrid
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Rosa Luxemburg (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: West Germany, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Wronke Prison, 1916. Social democrat Rosa Luxemburg faces a mock execution. Twenty years earlier, Rosa's political gifts are acknowledged by everyone, as she struggles for democratic government in Germany and revolution in Poland. There she ...
Style: political, suspense, feminist film, political thriller
Plot: women, anarchist, world war one, revolutionary, woman, communism, judaism, capitalism, socialist, gender, german history, reform ...
Time: year 1916
Place: berlin germany, germany
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No Pockets in a Shroud (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer?
Plot: adultery, communist, marriage proposal, nurse, witness, mayor, labor union, pedophile, corruption, newspaper, orphanage, scandal ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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Return to Peyton Place (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Residents of the small town of Peyton Place aren't pleased when they realize they're the characters in local writer Allison MacKenzie's controversial first novel. A sequel to the hit 1957 film.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, retro
Plot: small town, scandal, family relations, dysfunctional family, mother in law, infidelity, estrangement, social relations, couples, family problems, coming of age, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, new england, massachusetts
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Veronica Guerin (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this true story, Veronica Guerin is an investigative reporter for an Irish newspaper. As the drug trade begins to bleed into the mainstream, Guerin decides to take on and expose those responsible. Beginning at the bottom with addicts, Guerin then ...
Style: suspense, intense, tense, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, gangsters, strong female character, murder, investigation, crimes, justice, corruption, drug lord, police, drug dealing, heroin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, amsterdam, new jersey ...
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The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his girlie magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for ...
Style: sexual, factual, semi serious, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, free love, legal, lawyer, courtroom, drug addiction, rebellion, fighting the system, court, love, eroticism, lawsuit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 50s
Place: kentucky, usa, cincinnati ohio, washington d.c., ohio ...
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Four Days in September (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the ...
Style: political, talky, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: terrorist, kidnapping, politics, freedom, revolution, moral ambiguity, runaway, unlikely friendships, violent, culture clash, crime gone awry, corruption ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1968 ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, berlin germany, california, portugal ...
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, meditative ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lawyer, politics, small town, cowboy, criminal, old west, justice, robbery, senator, success, society, friend ...
Time: 19th century
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 7.8
 172K
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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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: political, captivating, sincere, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, adoption, family relations, uncover truth, society, parents and children, state affairs, haunted by the past, political unrest, secret, military dictatorship, spanish civil war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, buenos aires argentina, bolivia
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 7.4
 7K
Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Danton and Robespierre were close friends and fought together in the French Revolution, but by 1793 Robespierre was France's ruler, determined to wipe out opposition with a series of mass executions that became known as the Reign of Terror. ...
Style: political, epic, talky, dramatic, sexy ...
Plot: french revolution, revolution, french history, politics, colonialism, idealism, death row, political unrest, terrorism, freedom, friendship, runaway ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1930s, 1790s, 1780s
Place: paris france, france, poland, australia, spain ...
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 6.7
 13K
Howl (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's San Francisco in 1957, and an American masterpiece is put on trial. Howl, the film, recounts this dark moment using three interwoven threads: the tumultuous life events that led a young Allen Ginsberg to find his true voice as an artist, ...
Style: thought provoking, sexy, atmospheric, surreal, sincere ...
Plot: gay, poet, poetry, writers, literature, freedom, courtroom drama, art, lgbt, writer's life, twists and turns, courtroom ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, year 1955, post world war two, year 1957 ...
Place: san francisco, new jersey, idaho, colorado, arkansas ...
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This Revolution (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jake Cassevetes is a world renowned shooter just back from being embedded during the U.S. invasion of Iraq. As a well-paid stringer for the networks, Jake does not buy into the currently vogue, left-wing conspiracy theory of a corporate-controlled ...
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, realistic, political ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, idealism, anarchist, revolution, injustice, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: iraq, new york, middle east, usa, manhattan new york city
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Lost Illusions (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Taking place between the years 1837 and 1843, Balzac’s classic novel focuses on the young poet Lucien de Rubempré, who leaves Angouleme for Paris in the pursuit of becoming an author.
Plot: media manipulation, literature, hashish, prostitute, theater, male nudity, ambition, female nudity, journalist, art, death of loved one, class differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: paris france, france
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