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The list contains the best, new and most relevant media movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, biting, serious and offbeat films and TV shows about / that have / with media, society, media satire, journalism, television, tv show, reporter, politics, disorder and parody plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres shot in USA, Sweden, Canada and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as media: Scandal (2012), S.F.W. (1994), Death Watch (1980), Comedy Now! (1997), Maron (2013), The Ben Stiller Show (1992), The Chronicle (2001), Cracking Up (1977), Breaking News (2004), The Eichmann Show (2015).
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Maron
Comedy
USA
22 min.
 7.7
Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story
Biography, Comedy, Drama
UK
90 min.
 7.2
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Followed
Horror
USA
Pork Pie
Action, Comedy, Crime
New Zealand
105 min.
 6.4

List of media movies

 7.8
 61K
Scandal
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Style: serious, stylized, twists and turns, clever, bleak, realistic
Plot: white house, strong female character, politics, president, lawyer, relationship vs career, political thriller, workplace situations, media, gladiator, murder, secret, senator, ambition, hacker, career, workplace, power relations, democrat, negotiation, power of media, supportive coworker, outside help, rookie, staff, hotshot, slick, protector, outsmarting, ethics, investigator, reporter, african american, politician, expert, ambitious, troubled, confrontation, loyalty, boss, teamwork, coworker, team, young woman, scheme, woman, crisis, u.s. president, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.9
 4K
S.F.W.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, surreal, realistic, biting, cynical, idiotic, satirical, bad ending, interesting, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: hostage, friendship, media, tv show, terrorism, store, violence, reality tv, crimes, danger, destiny, dialogue, weapons, mentor, youth, tragic event, homecoming, popularity, masked man, hospital, teenager, teenage girl, celebrity, escape, family relations, life philosophy, anti-hero, friends, survival, unlikely friendships, adaptation, folk hero, catastrophe, hostages, rebellion, special agents, writers, tv news, happy ending, brutality, vengeance, rebelliousness, lame, underdog, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, crime gone awry, pornography, celebrity culture, male nudity
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 6.8
 2K
Death Watch
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Style: bleak, serious, futuristic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: media, fighting the system, neo noir, uncover truth, future dystopia, terminal illness, media satire, tv show, voyeurism, society, tragic hero, euthanasia, reporter, journalism, showbiz, workplace situations, life is a bitch, rebellion, unfulfillment, chaos, eating an apple, drinking milk, glass of milk, handbag, opening a door, euphemism, gate, answering the telephone, unhappy ending, ends with death, swing, contract, threat to kill, fictional reality show, car theft, main character dies, supermarket, bunk bed, male protagonist, hidden camera, tragedy, brawl, torch, mirror, helicopter, reading a book, cemetery, computer, brunette, blonde
Time: future
Place: scotland
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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking, realistic, biting
Plot: media, couple relations, campaign, couples, private vs public, religious fundamentalist, conservatism, campaigning, threatening telephone call, art teacher, censorship, tv, ignorance, morality, hypocrisy, christian, husband wife relationship
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england
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 4.5
 224
Comedy Now!
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Style: humorous, offbeat, live comedy, comic, canadian humor, topical humor
Plot: media, society, parody, state affairs, social relations, music, workplace, stand up, live audience, live performance, stage performance, political satire, celebrity impersonation, comedy team, stupidity, u.s. president, performance, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, stereotype, guest, pop culture, musical number, irreverence, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, politics, singing, singer, song, dating, husband wife relationship
Time: 90s
Place: canada
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 7.7
 4K
Maron
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: media, sitcom, midlife crisis, radio show, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, radio, cat, self involved, lifestyle, divorced man, garage
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday
Genre: Comedy, News
Country: USA
Style: talky, humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, witty, biting, based on sketch comedy, topical humor
Plot: media, parody, politics, artists and showbiz, society, state affairs, political satire, live broadcast, live audience, live performance, fake news report, journalism, celebrity impersonation, entertainment, u.s. president, tv news, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, celebrity, guest, pop culture, journalist, comedian, joke, interview
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Ben Stiller Show
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 306 min.
Style: alternative comedy
Plot: media, parody, disorder, showbiz, actor, celebrity impersonation, fake commercial, celebrity guest, actress playing multiple roles, monologue, social satire, celebrity, sexual humor, stereotype, rock music, guest, pop culture, musical number, irreverence, musician, comedian, joke, sex, singing, singer, song, interview, friendship, husband wife relationship
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 6.8
 300
The Chronicle
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat
Plot: media, ghost, journalism, down on your luck, supernatural, space and aliens, paranormal investigation, paranormal, tabloid, journalist, alien contact, alien abduction, ufo, alien, cover up, reporter, newspaper
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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 3.8
 131
Cracking Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: media, chaos and mayhem, adventure, forces of nature, media satire, danger, escapades, disorder, earthquake, absurd humor
Place: california
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Breaking News
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank, criminal heroes, media, crime, police investigation, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages, chase, master criminal, police, partners against crime, car chase, crime gone awry, on the run, heist, hoodlum, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, journalism, chases and races, confined, dishonesty, partners, rivalry, siege, incompetent police, police officer shot in the head, condominium, tv, police officer shot, police officer shot in the chest, grenade, sniper, webcam, swat team, police officer, internet, shot to death, television, police officer killed, video camera, hostage, cell phone, machine gun, gun, escape, police raid
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Eichmann Show
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Style: clever, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: tv show, media, trial, shoah, genocide, producer, mass media, neo nazi, nazi germany, holocaust, holocaust survivor, death threat, television crew, director, war criminal, nazi, television, journalist, propaganda, judge, prime minister, world war two
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 8.1
 124K
Network
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: clever, talky, witty, cynical, dark humor, realistic, biting, semi serious, satirical, cerebral, dramatic, interesting, enigmatic, bleak, captivating, absurd, intellectual, atmospheric, dark, reflective, intense, earnest, tragicomedy, no music
Plot: television, corruption, murder, journalism, insanity, assassination, business, workplace romance, fighting the system, reality tv, greed, politics, brainwashing, world politics, anchor, celebrity culture, network, verbal byplay, media, obsession, manipulation, dialogue, political, idealism, media satire, corporate america, tv show, mentor, relationships, visceral, life philosophy, storytelling, character study, philosophy, capitalism, violent, morality, culture clash, irreverent, crime gone awry, honest, mental illness, tragedy, runaway, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, adultery, workplace, love and romance, corporate
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california
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Deadline Gallipoli
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 197 min.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: journalism, battle zone, war, media, idealism, danger, trench warfare, soldier, world war one
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: middle east
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 8.0
 205
History Bites
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Canada
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, offbeat, canadian humor
Plot: reenactment, media satire, parody, media, educational program, political satire, celebrity impersonation, social satire, celebrity, pop culture, television, joke, politics
Place: canada
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Crank Yankers
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Plot: puppets, dishonesty, media, partners, power relations, social relations, disorder, puppet, practical joke, vulgarity, comedian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.8
 534
Ratboy
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: store, disability, media, society, fighting the system, deadly creature, journalism, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, cons and scams, mutant, culture clash, down on your luck, media satire, showbiz, artists and showbiz, misfit, saying thank you, talking in a car, character says i'm sorry, falling into a river, hybrid, sliding door, animal protagonist, parking a car, police radio, box of chocolates, public telephone, talking on phone, woman driver, spotlight, screaming in horror, climbing stairs, opening a window, clipboard, looking at picture, police siren, looking in a window, screaming woman, refrigerator, talking while driving, diver, handbag, female director, black woman, opening a door, euphemism, two brothers, answering the telephone, envelope
Time: 80s
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 7.1
 727
Blue Dream
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: journalism, media, hotshot hero, sexual relations, computers and web, crimes, couples, female nudity, male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 5.8
 2K
Hits
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, dark humor, cynical
Plot: media satire, small town, media, celebrity culture, computers and web, society, viral video, talent, fame, teenager, delusion, youtube, internet, courtroom
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 623
The Vault
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, cliffhanger
Plot: mystery, tv show, media, contests and competitions, riddles and clues, confined, danger, button, college, university, game show, ratings, mysterious place
Time: 21st century, future
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 5.9
 346
Pirate TV
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: tv show, media, rebellion, misfit partners, innocence lost, rebelliousness, adolescence vs adulthood, media satire, fighting the system, partners, society, youth, disorder, middle finger, anarchist, women's liberation, television studio, political activism, digital camera, hidden microphone, radio show, television show, demonstration, bra removing, police violence, antenna, fire breathing, television, video camera, male nudity, bra, pubic hair
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
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1,000 Times Good Night
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Norway, Ireland, Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: photojournalist, journalism, media, parents and children, relationship vs career, society, battle zone, family relations, war, foreign language, marine biologist, video chat, family drama, gun shot, female photographer, scrapbook, father daughter conflict, ultimatum, sketch, family conflict, husband wife conflict, war violence, quitting job, suicide bomber, injury, bombing, refugee camp, danger, bandage, strong female lead, job offer, motorcycle, dinner, near death experience, gunshot, campfire, screaming, attack, ritual, cat, explosion, computer, hospital, photograph, cell phone, beach, gun, journalist, riding a bicycle, bicycle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, ireland, europe, kenya, afghanistan, middle east
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 7.4
 9K
Talk to Me
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: talky, sincere, serious, witty, realistic, dramatic, reflective, light, emotional, interesting, entertaining, earnest, melancholic, clever, inspirational, disturbing
Plot: radio, friendship, prison, assassination, radio show, cancer, death, drinking, manager, media, rags to riches, friends, mentor, unlikely friendships, going straight, corruption, redemption, storytelling, hip hop, rising to stardom, life philosophy, childhood, life & death, creativity, politics, radio station, concert, relationships, transformation, interracial relations, genocide, dialogue, justice, pornography, segregation, racism, catastrophe, ambition, prejudice, music business, crimes, alter ego, hopes, greed, love and romance, music, music festival, prisoner, dreams, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
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 4.9
 2K
The Bomber
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: deadly, media, contests and competitions, journalism, terrorism, crimes, danger, rivalry, female protagonist, tabloid, explosive, female reporter, psychopath, newspaper, bomb, sex on table, newspaper office, city, terrorist, hostage, journalist, female nudity, lesbian, murder, christmas, snow, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 3.2
 5K
Ringmaster
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, satirical, offbeat, idiotic, biting, melancholic, stylized, suspense, surreal, light, twist ending
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, tv show, television, violence, pornography, media, revenge, society, family, suburbs, disorder, reality tv, vengeance, infidelity, nudity (topless - notable), brutality, fantasy world, fight scenes, sexual relations, mentor, farce, first contact, stereotypes, media satire, male nudity, weapons, social decay, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, suburban life, foul language, catastrophe, nothing goes right, adaptation, dishonesty, gangsters, redemption, splatter, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, camp, death, destiny, couples, police investigation, multiple storylines, family problems, lone hero, twists & turns
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 5.2
 562
Beer
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical
Plot: drugs/alcohol, workplace situations, bar, media, workplace, buddies, media satire, heroes, disorder, friends, demonstration, beer drinking, advertising, director, sexism, plane crash, beer
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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 5.4
 478
Chocolate News
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, biting, cynical, ethnic humor
Plot: media satire, media, parody, society, hip hop culture, live audience, political satire, fake news report, journalism, hip hop, rap, tv show, entertainment, u.s. president, monologue, social satire, absurd humor, absurdism, stereotype, guest, pop culture, television, irreverence, journalist, african american, comedian, joke, stand up comedian, politics, interview
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.0
 198
Anarchy TV
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty, biting, cynical
Plot: tv show, media, society, television, clergy, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, friends, station, activism, minister, preacher, anarchy, teenager, anarchism, pubic hair, religious fundamentalist, bomb threat, televangelist, government corruption, television studio, political protest, barricade, jail, dominatrix, stereotype, female nudity, parody, prostitute, father daughter relationship
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Reality & Stuff
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: media satire, resort, media, artists and showbiz, friends, disorder, emotional manipulation, gay bar, racism, sexism, voyeurism, murder, audition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.4
 6K
Page 3
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, offbeat
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bollywood, life is a bitch, media, society, couples, gays and lesbians, orphan, journalism, couple relations, sexual abuse, social differences, celebrity culture, legends and myths, media satire, pregnancy, gender, love and romance, stewardess, journal, lifestyle, bomb explosion, casting couch, thrown from a car, social worker, high society, socialite, hypocrite, unplanned pregnancy, pedophilia, child molestation, news reporter, pedophile, loss of job, suicide attempt, premarital sex, industrialist, drug abuse, newspaper reporter, gay friend, gossip, cheating boyfriend, friendship between women, orphanage, drug dealer, police officer, homosexual, older man younger woman relationship, vomiting, explosion, death of mother
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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