Journalism movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant journalism movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, interesting, clever, dramatic, talky and serious films and TV shows about / with journalism, media, dialogue, journalist, runaway, mentor, storytelling, corruption, greed and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as journalism: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), The Adventures of Tintin (1991), V (1983), The Year of Living Dangerously (1982), Jealousy Incarnate (2016), Nightcrawler (2014), State of Play (2009), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), Up Close & Personal (1996).
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The Adventures of Tintin
Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery
France, Canada, Belgium, USA
30 min.
 8.3
V
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
USA
197 min.
 7.9
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Press
Drama
UK, USA
360 min.
 6.9
Keisari Aarnio
Crime
Finland
60 min.
 7.1

List of journalism movies

The Devil Wears Prada
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, emotional, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, ambitious woman, strong female character, rivalry, relationship vs career, fashion industry, vanity, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, paris france
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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York. Based on Toby Young's memoir "How to Lose Friends & Alienate People".
Style: humorous, funny, satirical, light, clever ...
Plot: journalism, romance, rise to the top, workplace romance, celebrity culture, starlet, love triangle, showbiz, workplace situations, sarcasm, fish out of water, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, unlikely couple, bet, looking for love, plan gone awry, love, love story, manipulation, journalism, destiny, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, san francisco, manhattan new york city ...
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The Adventures of Tintin
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Travel with Tintin, the young and intrepid Belgian reporter, and his faithful dog Snowy as they take you from Tibet to the Moon, or from Egypt to the depths of the sea -- solving mysteries, pursuing truth and justice, and gambling with their lives.
Style: captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: amateur detective, adventure, young heroes, investigation, riddles and clues, mystery, friends, escapades, journalism, chases and races, cult, courage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, belgium
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 7.9
 12K
V
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Aliens pretending to be friendly come to Earth and are received openly. The aliens have masqueraded themselves to look just like humans. When it is discovered that the aliens' planet is dying and that they have come to rape the Earth of its ...
Style: serious, futuristic, suspenseful, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, adventure, resistance, human versus alien, save the world, alien encounter, heroic mission, danger, escapades, journalism, cover-up, underground ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Year of Living Dangerously
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: journalism, politics, revolution, romance, civil war, betrayal, communism, political, poverty, president, friendship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: indonesia, australia, asia, southeast asia
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Jealousy Incarnate
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Story: Depicts the fierce competition at a broadcasting station and the love between anchor Lee Hwa-Shin and weather caster Pyo Na-Ri.
Style: feel good, sincere, humorous, captivating, romantic
Plot: colleague colleague relationship, journalism, kindness, ambition, rivalry, friendship, escapades, romance, loneliness
Place: korea
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 7.9
 379K
Nightcrawler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 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: dark humor, clever, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, crime, obsession, greed, manipulation, police investigation, violence, neo noir, murder, sociopath, losing-it hero, ethics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california
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 7.1
 123K
State of Play
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, politics, corruption, assassination, assassin, conspiracy, political corruption, chase, newspaper, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Good Night, and Good Luck.
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, UK, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early 1950s.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, idealism, fighting the system, communism, paranoia, censorship, propaganda, television, freedom, cold war, investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: california, new york, usa, washington d.c., soviet union ...
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Up Close & Personal
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes ...
Style: sentimental, serious, romantic, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: journalism, romance, mentor, love story, destiny, rise to the top, justice, relationships, love affair, workplace romance, love, happy ending ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Shattered Glass
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Fact-based 2003 drama about the young journalist Stephen Glass, who got a job at The New Republic in 1995 and for three years fabricated at least half of the stories he wrote.
Style: clever, realistic, talky, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, internet, investigation, politics, blind ambition, corruption, storytelling, mentor, greed, manipulation, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., haiti
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All the President's Men
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, investigation, political corruption, president, conspiracy, corruption, paranoia, newspaper, political, storytelling, secrets ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
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 7.9
 146K
The Insider
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: talky, tense, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: journalism, corruption, paranoia, workplace, idealism, sacrifice, conspiracy, business, lawyer, whistleblower, manipulation, courtroom ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iran, south carolina, washington d.c., mississippi
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Absence of Malice
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the story and attempts to find the real truth, Gallagher's life begins to ...
Style: clever, tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, politics, courtroom drama, courtroom, lawyer, surveillance, manipulation, corruption, justice, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, usa
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 6.6
 12K
The Paper
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, murder, cancer, parenthood, media satire, business, storytelling, relationship vs career, workplace situations, media, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Nothing But the Truth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, 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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, corruption, cia, courtroom drama, storytelling, journalist, murder, political, secrets, political conspiracy, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 24K
Broadcast News
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Basket-case network news producer Jane Craig falls for new reporter Tom Grunnick, a pretty boy who represents the trend towards entertainment news she despises. Aaron Altman, a talented but plain correspondent, carries an unrequited torch for Jane. ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalism, romance, love triangle, television, workaholic, unlikely couple, friendship, relationships, dialogue, happy ending, mentor, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Resurrecting the Champ
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: journalism, homeless, sport, redemption, drinking, storytelling, introspection, unlikely friendships, down on your luck, transformation, life philosophy, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, denver colorado
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Where the Buffalo Roam
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.
Style: witty, talky, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: journalism, writing, drug abuse, drugs, marijuana, rock, writer's life, drugs/alcohol, on the road, hotel, adaptation, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, las vegas
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The Hunting Party
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emerging journalist (Jesse Eisenberg), an experienced cameraman (Terrence Howard), and a discredited reporter (Richard Gere) find their bold plan to capture Bosnia's top war criminal quickly spiraling out of control when a UN representative ...
Style: realistic, cynical, serious, rough, talky ...
Plot: journalism, war, vengeance, civil war, genocide, revenge, death, hunting, track down, adventure, politics, political ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, serbia, bosnia herzegovina, new york ...
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 8.1
 336K
Spotlight
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: dramatic, intense, interesting, suspense, cerebral ...
Plot: journalism, child abuse, catholicism, conspiracy, lawyer, investigation, sexual abuse, court, dialogue driven, storytelling, mentor, corruption ...
Time: year 1976, year 2001, year 2002
Place: boston, florida
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 7.5
 17K
Salvador
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A second rated journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, intense ...
Plot: journalism, politics, civil war, war, death, murder, blood, political, world politics, corruption, idealism, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, south america, central america
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 6.2
 93K
The Rum Diary
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: talky, stylized, sexy, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, newspaper, drugs/alcohol, island, hotel, drug abuse, drugs, obsession, adaptation, love triangle, drinking, writers ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1960
Place: latin america, puerto rico, caribbean
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The Killing Fields
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The Killing Fields tells the real-life story of a friendship between two journalists, an American and a Cambodian, during the bloody Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia in 1975, which led to the death of 2-3 million Cambodians during the next four ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: genocide, journalism, war, vietnam war, civil war, friendship, brutality, violence, torture, photographer, unlikely friendships, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, cambodia, asia, iraq
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Thank You for Smoking
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: clever, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, morality, business, cancer, drinking, lobbyist, death, hollywood, sarcasm, corruption, political ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, japan, vermont, u.s. capitol building ...
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 7.4
 113K
Capote
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: talky, captivating, serious, realistic, dramatic ...
Plot: writer's life, journalism, murder, literature, death, death penalty, writing, prison, manipulation, drinking, loneliness, book ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1960 ...
Place: kansas, usa, alabama, turkey, spain ...
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 7.1
 6K
Under Fire
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, serious, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalism, war, idealism, politics, revolution, civil war, death, murder, political, love story, betrayal, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, nicaragua, ireland, central america
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 6.6
 10K
Rosewater
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspense, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prison, journalism, torture, captivity, islam, confined, pornography, corruption, world politics, guilt, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: iran, middle east
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Veronica Guerin
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: emotional, serious, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, crime, gangsters, murder, investigation, justice, irish, corruption, revenge, assassination, brutality, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: ireland, europe
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