Media movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant media movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, humorous, interesting, entertaining and suspense films and TV shows about / with media, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, runaway, brutality, journalism, adaptation and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as media: Scandal (2012), UnREAL (2015), S.F.W. (1994), Absolute Power (2003), Spice World (1997), The Ugly Truth (2009), Money Talks (1997), Mad City (1997), Man of the Year (2006), Primary Colors (1998).

List of media movies

 7.8
 63K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for ...
Style: serious, stylized, clever, twists and turns, bleak ...
Plot: white house, president, lawyer, workplace situations, secret, media, relationship vs career, senator, politics, ambition, teamwork, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.9
 12K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a hit dating competition show, "UnREAL" is led by Rachel, a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with and among the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, captivating, entertaining, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, media satire, dishonesty, showbiz, manipulations, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, tv show, workplace situations, reality tv, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 5.9
 4K
S.F.W. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Style: clever, realistic, biting, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, media, friendship, terrorism, nihilism, tv show, hostage, masked man, tragic event, homecoming, popularity, escape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 8.2
 848
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
Story: Stephen Fry and John Bird star as spin doctors Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe as they bring the popular and satirical Radio 4 comedy Absolute Power to BBC Two. Stephen as Prentiss and John as McCabe are an unscrupulous pair who run the blue chip ...
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, talky, clever ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, conflict, power of media, manipulations, celebrity culture, staff, advertising, dishonesty, cover up, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 3.4
 31K
Spice World (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows the Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls") and others in their everyday ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bus, music, media, music band, performer's life, friendship, on the road, celebrity culture, desire for fame, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.5
 188K
The Ugly Truth (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an ...
Style: witty, feel good, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, battle of the sexes, workplace, love and romance, looking for love, teaching the ways of the world, looking for sex, tv show, male objectification, media, sex aid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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 6.2
 26K
Money Talks (1997)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Money Talks is a 1997 American comedy film directed by Brett Ratner. Sought by police and criminals, a small-time huckster makes a deal with a TV newsman for protection.
Style: realistic, exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, frame up, media, murder, mexican standoff, partners, journalism, law enforcement, chases and races, protagonist as suspect, crimes, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.2
 18K
Mad City (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A misguided museum guard who loses his job and then tries to get it back at gunpoint is thrown into the fierce world of ratings-driven TV gone mad.
Style: thought provoking, talky, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: media, museum, politics, journalism, crimes, investigation, society, journalist, injustice, workplace intrigue, fighting the system, hostage ...
Time: 90s
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Man of the Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The irreverent host of a political satire talk show decides to run for president and expose corruption in Washington. His stunt goes further than he expects when he actually wins the election, but a software engineer suspects that a computer glitch ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, satirical ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, media, campaign, usa president, head of state, state affairs, love and romance, against the odds, couples, comedian, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 26K
Primary Colors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the best-selling roman à clef about Bill Clinton's 1992 run for the White House, the young and gifted Henry Burton is tapped to oversee the presidential campaign of Governor Jack Stanton. Burton is pulled into the ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, scandal, presidential election, media, extramarital affair, head of state, usa president, state affairs, rise to the top, couple relations, supportive spouse, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
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 6.1
 46K
15 Minutes (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Eastern European criminals Oleg and Emil come to New York City to pick up their share of a heist score, Oleg steals a video camera and starts filming their activities, both legal and illegal. When they learn how the American media circus can ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, brutal, tense ...
Plot: violence, journalism, revenge, prisoner, police detective, media, video camera, fear, death, paranoia, criminal, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, eastern europe
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 6.5
 67K
Morning Glory (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: work ethic, workaholic, media, relationship vs career, showbiz, ambition, ratings, coworker, unsupportive coworkers, employer employee relationship, antisocial behavior, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Girl in the Fog (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Donato Carrisi, THE GIRL IN THE FOG is a gripping and chilling thriller that brings us to a hazy mountain village where enigmatic Detective Vogel is investigating on the sudden disappearance of fifteen-year-old Anna ...
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, disappearance, murder, teacher, schoolgirl, media, psychiatrist, psychology, perfect crime, vanity, accusation, tv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, alps
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 6.0
 934
Real Boys (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Story: Normal, ordinary Russian guy Kohl could not decide between the life "on the region" and the world of the Permian elite society. Throughout the series it offers a fascinating and funny stories.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, videotaping, petty criminal, reconciliation, media, parents and children, crumbling relationship, hopes, crimes, tv show, urban, mechanic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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The Late Shift (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, media, tv show, showbiz, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz, ambition, late night, media satire, television show, comedian, talk show host ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1992
Place: usa, new york
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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, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: whistleblower, espionage, fighting the system, journalism, surveillance, idealism, moral dilemma, government agency, state affairs, against the rules, uncover truth, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: usa, russia, maryland, geneva switzerland, virginia ...
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 6.1
 118K
The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, absurd, witty, ironic ...
Plot: politics, farce, election campaign, congressman, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, ambition, media, parody, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 6.6
 27K
Pontypool (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When disc jockey Grant Mazzy reports to his basement radio station in the Canadian town of Pontypool, he thinks it's just another day at work. But when he hears reports of a virus that turns people into zombies, Mazzy barricades himself in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, radio station, zombie apocalypse, fear, talk radio, radio show, danger, virus, small town, supernatural, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ontario canada, canada
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 5.6
 13K
5 Days of War (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Georgia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An American journalist and his cameraman are caught in the combat zone during the first Russian airstrikes against Georgia. Rescuing Tatia, a young Georgian schoolteacher separated from her family during the attack, the two reporters agree to help ...
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, exciting ...
Plot: military, death, news report, soldier, bombing, journalist, state affairs, political unrest, politics, media, life is a bitch, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: tbilisi
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 5.3
 11K
I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: witty, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, opposites attract, whistleblower, reporter, romance, media, fall in love, unlikely couple, uncover truth, love and romance, train, destiny ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 10K
Redacted (2007)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Redacted is a film written and directed by Brian De Palma that is a fictional drama loosely based on the Mahmudiyah killings in Iraq.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: iraq war, military life, soldier, war, military, battles, media, journalism, danger, society, state affairs, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east
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Nothing But the Truth (2008)
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, serious, thought provoking, intense ...
Plot: cia, journalism, journalist, courtroom drama, lawyer, reporter, assassination attempt, corruption, media, legal, state affairs, price of justice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: talky, tense, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, political intrigue, election, campaign, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, morality, power struggle, talented, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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 6.6
 2K
Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, workplace situations, workplace, journalism, media, workplace romance, friendship, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 4.9
 18K
Holy Man (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, satirical, touching ...
Plot: guru, tv show, materialism, media, workplace, media satire, artists and showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, mysterious man, religion, life philosophy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight, and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: politics, journalist, society, courtroom, media, interracial relations, legal action, crimes, coma, yuppie, hit and run, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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 6.8
 2K
Death Watch (1980)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Roddy has a camera implanted in his brain. He is then hired by a television producer to film a documentary of terminally ill Katherine, without her knowledge. His footage will then be run on the popular TV series, "Death Watch".
Style: futuristic, disturbing, psychological, serious, bleak
Plot: media, terminal illness, showbiz, society, tragic hero, tv show, neo noir, fighting the system, chaos, journalism, voyeurism, media satire ...
Time: future, near future
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
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Breaking News (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an ambulatory TV news unit live broadcasts the embarrassing defeat of a police battalion by five bank robbers in a ballistic showdown, the credibility of the police force drops to a nadir. While on a separate investigation in a run-down ...
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, car chase, chase, police, gang, crime gone awry, on the run, tough law enforcer, hostages, incompetent police, chases and races, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send a teenage boy and girl to compete in the Hunger Games. Part twisted entertainment, part government intimidation tactic, the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, contests and competitions, future dystopia, young heroes, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, trap, heroes, training ...
Time: future
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 8.9
 297K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, dark humor, biting, cynical, serious ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, society, computers and web, media satire, alternate reality, mind control, technology, news, paranoia, media coverage, media ...
Time: future
Place: england
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