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, suspense, clever, serious, humorous and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with media, journalism, runaway, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, pornography, satire, murder and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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 1198
media movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as media: The Eichmann Show (2015), Scandal (2012), Spice World (1997), The Ugly Truth (2009), The Girl in the Fog (2017), UnREAL (2015), Absolute Power (2003), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), Snowden (2016), S.F.W. (1994).

List of media movies

The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The behind-the-scenes true life story of a groundbreaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, and blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz who, overcoming enormous obstacles, set out to capture the testimony of one of the war's most notorious Nazis, Adolf ...
Style: serious, clever, thought provoking, realistic, captivating
Plot: media, court, war criminal, nazi germany, tv show, judge, television, genocide, shoah, nazi war criminal, prime minister, propaganda ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 7.8
 72K
Scandal (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, clever, stylized, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: workplace situations, white house, relationship vs career, president, politician, teamwork, lawyer, media, democrat, senator, coworker, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 3.5
 36K
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: media, music band, music, bus, desire for fame, friendship, performer's life, on the road, celebrity culture, disorder, paparazzi, celebrity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.4
 216K
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: feel good, sexy, witty, romantic, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, romance, battle of the sexes, love and romance, womanizer, looking for love, love story, workplace, relationships, bet, flirting, sex aid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, sacramento california, los angeles
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The Girl in the Fog (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, tense ...
Plot: investigation, disappearance, media, murder, clue, schoolgirl, community, psychiatrist, teacher, mountain, psychology, vanity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, italy
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 7.8
 15K
UnREAL (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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: biting, realistic, semi serious, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: showbiz, media, media satire, manipulation, dishonesty, ambition, artists and showbiz, workplace intrigue, eligible bachelor, workplace situations, tv show, blind ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 973
Absolute Power (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, witty, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: media, scandal, workplace, manipulation, satire, celebrity, showbiz, workplace situations, media satire, celebrity culture, cover up, power of media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, england
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Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)
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: disturbing, factual, tense, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: media, journalism, fighting the system, politics, patriotism, mccarthyism, society, television, workplace, state affairs, media coverage, communism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: new york, usa, california, washington d.c., ussr ...
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 7.3
 150K
Snowden (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: CIA employee Edward Snowden leaks thousands of classified documents to the press.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, clever, tense ...
Plot: espionage, fighting the system, journalism, whistleblower, idealism, moral dilemma, national security, media, hacking, surveillance, conspiracy, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 2011, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, japan, russia, new york, hawaii ...
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 5.7
 5K
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, humorous, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostage, media, friendship, nihilism, family relations, terrorism, alcohol abuse, store, tv show, masked man, tragic event ...
Time: 90s
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The Bang Bang Club (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, South Africa
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the early to mid '90s, when the South African system of apartheid was in its death throes, four photographers - Greg Marinovich, Kevin Carter, Ken Oosterbroek and João Silva - bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, worked ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, media, newspaper, journalism, society, life risking, life is a bitch, state affairs, discrimination, political unrest, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: south africa, africa
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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: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, hostage, chase, police, police investigation, on the run, journalism, gang, criminal's revenge, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Onion Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Venerable newscaster Norm Archer reports the latest news in politics, health, culture and entertainment - such as an automotive recall of decapitation-inducing "Neckbelts" and a study finding that "depression hits losers ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Plot: satire, journalism, terrorism, office, media, racism, media satire, society, disorder, politics, television, journalist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 3K
Chronicles (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, media, psychopath, journalism, crimes, uncover truth, child killer, ambition, serial rapist, journalist, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america, florida, miami, new jersey ...
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The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 143 min.
Story: TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and ...
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, media, media satire, political intrigue, political corruption, journalism, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, corrupt politician, blackmail, governor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of the rise of morals crusader Mary Whitehouse in the UK in the 1960's,
Style: thought provoking, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: media, couple relations, couples, private vs public, ignorance, campaign, television, conservatism, campaigning, christian, husband wife relationship, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 29K
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, teens
Plot: frame up, chase, media, murder, mexican standoff, journalism, partners, buddies, protagonist as suspect, crimes, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 3.5
 2K
Live Virgin (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When your father is a pornographer, what can you do to shock him? If you're Katrina Bartalotti, you announce that you're going to lose your virginity -- live on the Internet, for the whole world to see.
Style: sexy, cynical, humorous, absurd, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, film producer, teenage life, artists and showbiz, virginity, loss of virginity, parents and children, farce, sex, revenge, rebellion, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: israel, los angeles
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The Man Who Sued God (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: courtroom, media, legal, insurance, partners, journalism, rivalry, fighting the system, dishonesty, courtroom drama, lawsuit, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 20K
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, realistic, talky, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hostage, media, politics, journalism, society, crimes, investigation, journalist, fighting the system, injustice, workplace intrigue, museum ...
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 69K
Quiz Show (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film which tells the true story of the Twenty One quiz show scandal of the 1950s.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: tv show, investigation, idealism, moral dilemma, manipulation, fighting the system, contests and competitions, media, prejudice, ethics, fame, advertising ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, boston
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 14K
The Paper (1994)
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, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, media, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, ambition, introspection, workplace situations, relationship vs career, sexism, photojournalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 71K
Perfect Blue (1997)
Genre: Animation, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A retired pop singer turned actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.
Style: tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, obsession, murder, mind game, singer, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, losing-it hero, performance, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 6.5
 20K
Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal rescue, rescue, whale, environmentalism, reporter, cold war, journalism, media, volunteer, love and romance, escapades, ocean ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: alaska, new york, los angeles
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Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: war correspondent, divorce, romance, love affair, media, journalist, fame, couples, writer's life, life is a bitch, infidelity, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
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God Bless America (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fed up with the cruelty and stupidity of American culture, an unlikely duo goes on a killing spree, killing reality TV stars, bigots and others they find repugnant in this black comedy.
Style: cynical, talky, humorous, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killing spree, mass murder, dark humor, society, stupidity, female killer, rage, satire, media, life is a bitch, partners, layoff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 5K
Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Plot: power of media, starting over, media satire, misfit, media, dishonesty, society, tv show, hacker, unemployment, assassination, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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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, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, presidential election, campaign, media, comedian, usa president, state affairs, head of state, against the odds, couples, love and romance, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
Is relevant ?
 4.9
 2K
Deadline (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, media, journalism, crimes, female reporter, murder, bomb, rivalry, contests and competitions, bombing, terrorist, actress playing herself ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 50K
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: prisoner, police investigation, journalism, police detective, media, paranoia, death, criminal, fear, crimes, partners against crime, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, eastern europe
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