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, semi serious, witty and biting films and TV shows about / with media, journalism, society, runaway, mentor, storytelling, workplace, pornography, dialogue and television 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 media: Scandal (2012), UnREAL (2015), The Ugly Truth (2009), S.F.W. (1994), Absolute Power (2003), Spice World (1997), The Campaign (2012), Real Boys (2010), Superstar (2012), Black Mirror (2011).

List of media movies

 7.8
 62K
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, workplace situations, media, president, relationship vs career, secret, lawyer, senator, politics, ambition, political thriller, workplace ...
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, entertaining, captivating, biting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: media, showbiz, dishonesty, manipulations, media satire, artists and showbiz, reality tv, workplace intrigue, tv show, workplace situations, blind ambition, eligible bachelor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.5
 184K
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, witty, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, womanizer, battle of the sexes, love and romance, workplace, teaching the ways of the world, looking for love, male objectification, looking for sex, media, tv show, producer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
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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: semi serious, humorous, surreal, clever, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, survival, hostage, terrorism, escape, teenage girl, celebrity, teenager, kidnapping, tragic event, homecoming, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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 8.2
 838
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: talky, semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: media, workplace, celebrity, manipulations, media satire, politics, sitcom, manipulation, scandal, workplace situations, dishonesty, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 3.4
 30K
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: music, bus, music band, performer's life, on the road, friendship, media, desire for fame, celebrity culture, disorder, paparazzi, concert ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, tower bridge london
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 6.1
 116K
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, congressman, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, ambition, media, rivalry, debate, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 6.1
 862
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, sitcom, parents and children, petty criminal, videotaping, urban, media, crumbling relationship, reconciliation, tv show, crimes, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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 5.3
 810
Superstar (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An average guy who works in a recycling plant wakes up one morning to discover that he's become inexplicably famous.
Style: satirical, tragicomedy, cynical, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: life turned upside down, media satire, disorder, price of fame, media, fish out of water, celebrity, fame, love hate, viral video, media circus, media hype ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 8.9
 248K
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, clever, cynical ...
Plot: human nature, social decay, media satire, computers and web, society, technology, alternate reality, technology gone awry, chaos, news, technophobia, mind control ...
Time: future
Place: england
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, clever ...
Plot: journalism, drug dealing, investigation, government agency, uncover truth, life turned upside down, conspiracy, politics, police corruption, state affairs, cia, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, nicaragua, los angeles, latin america, usa ...
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 8.9
 408K
House of Cards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manipulations, political intrigue, politics, state affairs, political corruption, blind ambition, intrigue, lobbyist, white house, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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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: bleak, serious, futuristic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: media, terminal illness, fighting the system, neo noir, euthanasia, reporter, uncover truth, future dystopia, media satire, tv show, voyeurism, society ...
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: media, police, chase, car chase, bank, criminal heroes, police investigation, crime, hoodlum, criminal's revenge, gang, hostages ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Hunger Games (2012)
Genre: 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, young heroes, future dystopia, against the odds, killings, death, danger, rivalry, heroes, youth, moral dilemma ...
Time: future
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, biting
Plot: media, campaign, couple relations, couples, private vs public, tv, censorship, art teacher, ignorance, threatening telephone call, campaigning, morality ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england
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 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: humorous, realistic, funny, light, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, disorder, journalist, one-night stand, once in a lifetime opportunity, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, life philosophy, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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The Eichmann Show (2015)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 90 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: clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: trial, media, tv show, nazi germany, genocide, shoah, death threat, neo nazi, producer, mass media, holocaust, holocaust survivor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, jerusalem
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 8.5
 3K
Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Plot: hacker, journalist, investigation, rescue, false accusation, media, journalism, political intrigue, self sacrifice, hidden identity, dating, reporter ...
Place: korea
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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: rough, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: apartheid, media, photojournalist, photographer, newspaper, journalism, drugs/alcohol, political unrest, society, state affairs, interracial relations, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
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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: semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic, cynical
Plot: media, media satire, political corruption, tv station, corrupt politician, dishonesty, state affairs, journalism, manipulations, political intrigue, campaign, tv news ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 3.6
 1K
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: sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, voyeurism, high school, rebelliousness, parents and children, youth, media satire, teenage life, artists and showbiz, family relations, virginity, internet ...
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
Plot: church, fisherman, lightning, legal, media, lawsuit, insurance, legal action, courtroom, courtroom drama, god, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, ethnic humor ...
Plot: parody, journalism, office, sketch, media, terrorism, danger, politics, media satire, role playing, comedy team, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
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 8.1
 125K
Network (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
Style: clever, talky, witty, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: corruption, anchor, network, murder, adultery, tv show, media, workaholic, suicidal, gay slur, racial slur, workplace romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california, new york
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 8.6
 92K
The Newsroom (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of ...
Style: witty, biting, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: journalist, politics, news, journalism, tv news, media, ethics, intelligence, verbal byplay, idealism, tv show, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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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: talky, realistic, clever, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: journalism, politics, communism, government, politician, communist, paranoia, tv show, media, idealism, friendship, newspaper ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, california, pentagon, soviet union ...
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Remarkable Power (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A late night talk show host masterminds an elaborate scheme to save his canceled show and avenge his wife's affair, entangling an eclectic collection of tinsel towners in the process.
Style: realistic, humorous, dark humor, cynical, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: media, infidelity, crime gone awry, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, vengeance, dishonesty, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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 6.8
 32K
Private Parts (1997)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: radio, radio show, erection, media, radio dj, rebelliousness, celebrity culture, sexuality, childhood memory, eroticism, youth, becoming an adult ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, detroit, washington d.c.
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 6.8
 39K
To Die For (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Suzanne Stone (Maretto) wants to be a world-famous news anchor and she is willing to do anything to get what she wants. What she lacks in intelligence, she makes up for in cold determination and diabolical wiles. As she pursues her goal with ...
Style: dark humor, clever, disturbing, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, journalism, adultery, winter, ambition, media, femme fatale, crime, spouse killer, blind ambition, desire for fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa, california, minnesota
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