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 serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic, interesting and intellectual films and TV shows about / with newsreel footage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, drinking, death, photograph, friendship, cigarette smoking, friend and murder plots mostly in Drama, War and Biography genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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newsreel footage movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as newsreel footage: Zelig (1983), 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), Recount (2008), Kya Dilli Kya Lahore (2014).

List of newsreel footage movies

 7.8
 36K
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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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: sincere, bleak, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: heist, crime and punishment, love triangle, impossible love, society, death row, confined, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1964, year 1959, 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, animal training, down on your luck, artists and showbiz, hopes, performer's life, workplace situations, workplace, human spirit, showbiz, dead father, inheritance ...
Time: 60s
Place: germany, europe
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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, blindness, illness, refugee, destiny, religion, depression, calendar, child, hindi, falling to the ground, asking for forgiveness ...
Time: year 1945, year 1947
Place: india, delhi, pakistan
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 4.8
 10K
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, violence, godfather, parents and children, crime, family relations, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, danger, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, 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, lesbian, sexual perversion, bdsm, censorship, politics, sex, bicycle, seduction, deception, erotica, rain ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1941, year 1945, year 1940 ...
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, national socialism
Plot: assassination attempt, bomb, deadly, state affairs, assassin, chase, mother daughter relationship, friendship, song, kiss on the cheek, beer, map ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1939, year 1945 ...
Place: germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany, munich 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: drinking, boy, nickname, cigarette smoking, eyeglasses, barking dog, airplane, father son relationship, friendship, friend, crying, song ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
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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: following someone, sedative, pioneer, poet, father in law daughter in law relationship, bomb shelter, jacket, solitude, brain, jumping into water, headache, grandmother grandson relationship ...
Time: year 1947, year 1945
Place: israel, jerusalem, palestine, india, europe ...
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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: serious, sincere, touching, captivating, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage girl, gender, transsexual, family relations, teenage life, disorder, youth, parents and children, 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, stylized, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, campaign, election, republican, democrat, government, presidential election, political corruption, fighting the system, chief of staff, head of state ...
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: gun, alternate reality, racial stereotype, enemy, pride, insult, military uniform, human rights, injury, hit in the face, cooking, victim ...
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, documentary filmmaking, male female relationship, newsreel footage, german
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 son, gay brother, coming out, motorcycle, college professor, brother brother relationship, underwear, journalist, military draft, hippie ...
Time: year 1968, 1960s
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, cia, media, newsreel footage, dictator, television, stock footage
Place: america, latin america
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Naked Among Wolves (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: East Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: prisoner, jewish, war criminal, gas chamber, holocaust, nazism, resistance, thief, nazi, surrogate father, execution, parade ...
Place: east germany, bavaria, german democratic republic, spain, poland ...
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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: diary, tank, new year's eve, trial, parade, josef stalin, socialism, communist, hungarian, statue, celebration, politics ...
Time: 1950s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary
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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: hollywood, screenwriter, regret, car accident, love, falling in love, breaking and entering, condom, islam, burglary, filmmaking, earthquake ...
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, rock band, reenactment, locked in, obsessed fan, band, hotel, shyness, basement, ticket, 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: prisoner, police, gun, singing, railroad crossing, murder, bullet, bicycle, train, newspaper, hotel, blindfold ...
Time: 1930s
Place: germany, poland, prague, munich germany, berlin germany
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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: murder, underwear, cafe, alimony, transvestite, restraining order, swimming, drug use, bicycle, judge, american flag, champagne ...
Place: pacific ocean, southern california, venice beach 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: swastika, betrayal, anti semitism, symbolism, jewish, marriage, world war two, husband wife relationship, star crossed lovers, sorceress, destiny, true love ...
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: sentimental, inter cultural
Plot: indian lead, racism, blindfold, santa claus, temple, prejudice, singing, musician, african american, mistaken identity, riot, terrorist attack ...
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: riot, newsreel footage, interview, lawyer, african american, security camera, police, attack, class differences, lapd, acquittal, imitation ...
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 7.3
 116K
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: whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, journalism, surveillance, idealism, against the rules, uncover truth, state affairs, media, government agency, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2000s, year 2011 ...
Place: usa, russia, geneva switzerland, maryland, washington d.c. ...
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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, teacher, army, museum, corruption, musician, cafe, police brutality, protest, pianist, political corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 90s, 70s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, palermo italy, venezuela ...
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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, marketing, advertising, morality, reporter, tobacco, lie, lung cancer, capitalism, journalism, society, social satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, vermont, japan ...
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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, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1938
Place: china, japan, asia, shanghai china
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 6.6
 1K
Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gay, friendship, homosexuality, politics, gender, gay pride, transvestism, drag, police raid, raid, gays and lesbians, against the rules ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
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 5.6
 3K
Impact (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: While the entire world watches the largest meteor shower in 10,000 years, a rogue asteroid, hidden by the meteor field, smashes into the moon in a tremendous explosion of rock and debris. Fragments from the asteroid, and even from the moon itself, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: asteroids and comets, nasa, pregnancy, apocalypse, astronaut, moon, save the world, government agency, heroes, alien encounter, danger, save the planet ...
Place: washington d.c., u.s. capitol building, paris france, berlin germany, new mexico ...
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