Newsreel footage movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant newsreel footage movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, interesting, talky, stylized and captivating films and TV shows about / with newsreel footage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, drinking, photograph, friendship, murder, drunkenness, cigarette smoking and friend plots mostly in Drama, Biography and War genres shot in USA, India, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as newsreel footage: Nightcrawler (2014), Zelig (1983), T2: Trainspotting (2017), Closer to the Moon (2014), Viceroy's House (2017), Gotti (2018), 13 Minutes (2015), Ithaca (2015), A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015), 52 Tuesdays (2013).

List of newsreel footage movies

 7.9
 397K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, biting, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, sociopath, journalism, obsession, ambition, cynicism, losing-it hero, deception, journalist, morality, twists & turns, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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 7.8
 37K
Zelig (1983)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Fictional documentary about the life of human chameleon Leonard Zelig, a man who becomes a celebrity in the 1920s due to his ability to look and act like whoever is around him. Clever editing places Zelig in real newsreel footage of Woodrow Wilson, ...
Style: talky, humorous, surreal, not serious, absurd ...
Plot: therapy, great depression, switching roles, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, celebrity, psychiatrist, fictional biography, character study, parody, supernatural, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: paris france, bronx new york city, new jersey
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T2: Trainspotting (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie.
Style: surprise ending, reflective, melancholic, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: drug addiction, revenge, addiction, friendship, heroin, violence, junkie, bar, bar fight, prison, fight, theft ...
Time: year 1974, year 1979, 2010s
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, scottish highlands, bulgaria
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Closer to the Moon (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Romania, USA, Italy, Poland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Romanian police officer teams up with a small crew of bank robbers to pull off a heist by convincing everyone at the scene of the crime that they are only filming a movie.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: heist, unfulfillment, love triangle, crime and punishment, deadly, crime gone awry, impossible love, society, death row, life is a bitch, crimes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1945, year 1960 ...
Place: romania, soviet union, ussr
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The Artist in the Circus Dome: Clueless (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young circus director ends up going into television after her father, a trapeze performer, dies in a circus accident.
Style: realistic, gloomy, stylized, serious
Plot: circus, workplace, workplace situations, animal training, artists and showbiz, down on your luck, hopes, performer's life, human spirit, showbiz, controversy, photograph ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, germany
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: epic
Plot: independence, punjabi, tuba, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, playing pool, singer, eating, marriage, promise, falling to the ground, man slaps a man ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: delhi, pakistan, india
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 4.8
 11K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, organized crime, godfather, violence, crime, parents and children, family relations, danger, ambition, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1984, year 2002
Place: usa, new york
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, submission, sexual perversion, censorship, lesbianism, women's rights, candle, seduction, pain, publisher ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1940, year 1985, year 1972 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
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 7.0
 7K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, national socialism
Plot: assassination attempt, bomb, deadly, state affairs, assassin, father son relationship, newsreel footage, treason, flashback, crying man, microphone, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, year 1919, year 1937, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, switzerland, berlin germany
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 5.5
 2K
Ithaca (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small town in California's San Joaquin Valley, 14-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed ...
Plot: tickling, clothesline, watching a movie, 16 year old, gunshot, coming of age, death of son, birthday party, lightning, latina, fishing pole, telegram ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942, 20th century
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Plot: slamming a door, bomb shelter, hunger, flooding, water well, schoolyard, polish, laughter, migraine, swing, looking in a window, hebrew ...
Time: year 1947, year 1945
Place: israel, jerusalem, palestine, tel aviv israel, poland ...
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 6.2
 1K
52 Tuesdays (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, captivating, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, transsexual, gender, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, youth, disorder, family, mother daughter relationship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica
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 7.4
 11K
Recount (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A chronicle of the weeks after the 2000 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent recounts in Florida.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, intense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, election, presidential election, democrat, republican, campaign, political corruption, americana, state affairs, dishonesty, media ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, texas, washington d.c., new jersey ...
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Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: India, Fiji
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1948, a cross-fire erupts at an isolated stretch of Indo-Pak border, leaving only two soldiers alive. One is an Indian soldier of Pakistani origin while the other happens to be a Pakistani soldier of Indian origin. An ironic story of pride and ...
Plot: newsreel footage, song, frontier, patriotism, victim, survivor, racial prejudice, social satire, survival, soldier, flashback, guilt ...
Place: india, pakistan
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 7.2
 45
Madrid (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Story: Hans, a German director, is in Madrid to film a television production about the capital and the Civil War, 50 years after it occurred. Accompanied by Lucía, his editor, and Goyo, his cinematographer, he films shots of the modern city, searching for ...
Plot: spanish civil war, male female relationship, documentary filmmaking, german, newsreel footage
Place: spain
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 5.8
 53
'68 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: '68 covers exactly one year (January 1st through December 31st) in the lives of Zoltan Szabo and his family, Hungarian immigrants, working hard to make a life in San Francisco in 1968. The Szabos tries to adjust to the new country, changing ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay kiss, coming out, gay son, gay brother, kiss, father son relationship, restaurant, newsreel footage, military draft, underwear ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968
Place: california
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Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Baldwin’s “pseudo-pseudo-documentary” presents a factual chronicle of US intervention in Latin America in the form of the ultimate far-right conspiracy theory, combining covert action, environmental catastrophe, space aliens, cattle ...
Plot: conspiracy, alien, collage, bible quote, flying saucer, dictator, television, cia, stock footage, newsreel footage, media
Place: latin america, america
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: prisoner, war criminal, holocaust, gas chamber, nazism, jewish, surrogate father, nazi, thief, world war two, friend, newsreel footage ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, spain, frankfurt germany, gdr ...
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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: anti communist, reenactment, revolution, parade, trial, new year's eve, hungarian, statue, communist, socialism, communism, traitor ...
Time: 1950s
Place: budapest hungary, hungary, soviet union
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 4.5
 122
French Exit (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Davis meets Zina in a car wreck. Their immediate attraction for one another is put into jeopardy when they learn each is competing for the same writing job.
Plot: car accident, hollywood, screenwriter, regret, love, falling in love, money, party, father daughter relationship, rivalry, kiss, limousine ...
Place: venice beach california
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 5.5
 144
Secrets (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: New Zealand, Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five teens get stuck in the basement in an attempt to see the Beatles in a local hotel.
Plot: the beatles, shyness, pregnancy, love interest, memory, newsreel footage, friendship, lie, secret, friend, music history, adolescence ...
Time: 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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The Gleiwitz Case (1961)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Re-enacted true story of successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" thereby his invasion of Poland.
Plot: blindfold, swastika, watching a movie, pipe smoking, hotel, bicycle, police, bullet, prisoner, world war one, surveillance, fencing ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland, berlin germany, munich germany, prague
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 5.0
 186
Ted & Venus (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ted is a 1970s Venice Beach poet who spends his days drifting along the boardwalk, reciting his poetry to anyone who will listen. His life changes when a striking bikini-clad beauty named Linda strolls by him. Instantly, Ted believes he's found ...
Plot: party, testicles, vomiting, cat, tv news, virgin, urination, bikini, u.s. president, drug use, dancing, hallucination ...
Place: pacific ocean, venice beach california, southern california
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Crystal Nights (1992)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Switzerland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In this supernatural-themed romance, a German woman in the between-wars period is being initiated into some kind of esoteric/psychic order and learns at that time that her ideal mate won't even be born for quite a few years. By 1936, she has ...
Style: pre war
Plot: anti semitism, jewish, swastika, symbolism, betrayal, initiation, reincarnation, cult, older woman younger man relationship, nazi, ritual, german ...
Time: 1930s
Place: greece
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Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ali (Amit Sial) is a photographer and bike messenger who lives in New York. He develops a friendship and falls in love with a married woman, Saloni Oberoi (Mahima Chaudhry). When her husband, Harry Oberoi (Vikram Chatwal), is killed during the ...
Style: inter cultural, sentimental
Plot: indian lead, racism, santa claus, temple, mistaken identity, riot, airport, musician, drunkenness, prejudice, muslim, blindfold ...
Time: year 1992, year 2001
Place: india, bombay india
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Twilight: Los Angeles (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Anna Deavere Smith transforms herself into scores of individuals -- using only their words and duplicating their speech patterns, mannerisms, dress, and attitudes -- in a mosaic set in the violent aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King trial and verdict. ...
Plot: activist, police chief, archival footage, class differences, lapd, real estate agent, beating, imitation, riot, attack, interview, newsreel footage ...
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 7.3
 120K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, surveillance, idealism, state affairs, against the rules, uncover truth, government agency, media, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, russia, maryland, geneva switzerland, latin america ...
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, interrogation, suicide, army, cafe, corruption, musician, psychiatrist, teacher, photographer, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, israel, palestine ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Plot: lobbyist, advertising, marketing, morality, reporter, lie, tobacco, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, vermont, north carolina, japan, u.s. capitol building ...
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 7.7
 3K
Nanking (2007)
Genre: Biography, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rape of Nanking, one of the most tragic events in history. In 1937, the invading Japanese army murdered over 200,000 and raped tens of thousands of Chinese. In the midst of this horror, a small group of Western expatriates banded ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, touching ...
Plot: rescue, sexual abuse, atrocity, rape, war crime, testimony, invasion, daring rescue, survival, danger, against humanity, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia, shanghai china
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