Female journalist movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant female journalist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, surprise ending and realistic films and TV shows about / with female journalist, journalist, danger, death, murder, photograph, betrayal, husband wife relationship, violence and chase plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as female journalist: Brain on Fire (2016), Vampire Cop (1990), Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016), Murphy Brown (1988), Beauty & the Briefcase (2010), Traffik (2018), Supernova (2005), Phantom Boy (2015), The Morning Show (2019), Close (2019).

List of female journalist movies

 6.6
 14K
Brain on Fire (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.
Style: based on true events, neurotic, thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: hospital, catatonia, doctor, fighting illness, treatment, psychosis, newspaper reporter, female journalist, diagnosis, medical examination, hallucination, brain scan ...
Time: 21st century
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 2.7
 101
Vampire Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cop who just happens to be a vampire goes after the drug dealer who killed his partner with the help of a news reporter.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: vampire, murder, supernatural, nightlife, partners, deadly, law enforcement, danger, crimes, gory, infected, female journalist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, melancholic, factual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: journalist, soldier, terrorism, rescue, journalism, fish out of water, rescue mission, interview, battle, female journalist, disguise, murder ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, year 2003, year 2004, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, big ben london, glasgow scotland, iraq
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 6.8
 8K
Murphy Brown (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy Brown, a famous investigative journalist and news anchor ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, humorous, talky, not serious ...
Plot: journalism, workplace, workplace situations, media satire, tv show, single parent, tv news, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, television reporter, female journalist, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
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Beauty & the Briefcase (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: workplace romance, love and romance, happy ending, office, hidden identity, relationship vs career, fall in love, couples, coworker relationship, lie, looking for love, fashion industry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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 6.0
 17K
Traffik (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple off for a romantic weekend in the mountains are accosted by a biker gang. Alone in the mountains, Brea and John must defend themselves against the gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
Style: sad, rough, suspense
Plot: sex trafficking, fight, escape, young couple, death of loved one, slave trade, kidnapping, death, murder, human trafficking, violence, blood ...
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 3.7
 2K
Supernova (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A international science conference is held in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard mysteriously disappears Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson and other people are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chaos, apocalypse, survival, danger, race against time, adventure, heroic mission, government agency, save the planet, car accident, astronomer, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: australia, africa, pentagon, taj mahal, st. louis missouri ...
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 6.6
 1K
Phantom Boy (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An 11-year-old boy becomes an unlikely superhero when he discovers that he has the ability to leave his body and fly through walls.
Plot: master villain, female journalist, brother sister relationship, cell phone, explosion, supernatural power, boat, cancer, 11 year old, hospital, parking lot, mayor ...
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The Morning Show (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.
Style: suspense, emotional, social, sexploitation film
Plot: women, protest, news report, journalist, television, job, betrayal, scandal, nothing goes right, society, female protagonist, greed ...
Place: usa
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 5.7
 18K
Close (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A counter-terrorism expert takes a job protecting a young heiress. After an attempted kidnapping puts both of their lives in danger, they must flee.
Style: suspense, sincere, psychological, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: bodyguard, heiress, kidnapping, strong female character, conspiracy, chase, danger, betrayal, murder, police, foot chase, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: morocco, sudan, england, africa
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Extracurricular Activities (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The outrageous life of Reagan Collins, a model high school student with a "killer" after-school job that involves arranging “accidents” for his classmates' parents. When seasoned police detective Cliff Dawkins starts putting the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, twist ending
Plot: nudist, stalking, death, murder, murder investigation, police detective, teenager, criminal as protagonist, dysfunctional family, police, husband wife relationship, secret ...
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 6.3
 16K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, drugs, murder, assassination, minister, lover, prison ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1992, year 1981 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama, latin america, south america
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Rambo 5: Last Blood (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When his housekeeper’s daughter is kidnapped, Rambo crosses the U.S.-Mexican border to bring her home but finds himself up against the full might of one of Mexico’s most ruthless cartels.
Style: serious, tense, emotional, captivating, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: human trafficking, lone hero, rape and revenge, justice, vengeance, post traumatic stress disorder, final battle, death, violence, brutality, anger, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, mexico
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 6.7
 14K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: based on true events, disturbing, tense, rough, suspense ...
Plot: journalist, war correspondent, eye patch, uncover truth, life is a bitch, war, danger, al qaeda, translator, newspaper office, female journalist, female reporter ...
Time: year 2011, year 2012, year 1986, year 2009, year 1991 ...
Place: syria, iraq, libya, sri lanka, afghanistan
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 6.3
 382
Me and Charly (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Steffen is a good kid, a teenager who has recently finished school and is looking for work. He lives with his widowed mother, a newspaper reporter. Very little throws him off his stride, whether it is his girlfriend's jealousy of his friendship ...
Plot: journalist, shower, pubic hair, female journalist, bikini, swimming pool, teenage boy, male nudity, drowning, beer, friendship, party ...
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 7.1
 18K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, axe, writer's life, mystery, investigation, gory, dark and stormy night, obsession, crime, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rhode island, new york, rome italy ...
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 7.9
 879K
Iron Man (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark creates a unique weaponized suit of armor to fight evil.
Style: exciting, humorous, witty, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, technology, adventure, prodigy, heroes, good versus evil, terrorism, weapon system, millionaire, androids and robots, self sacrifice, assistant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, middle east, malibu california, afghanistan ...
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Hellraiser: Deader (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In London, after investigating crack addicted junkies for an article in her newspaper, Amy Klein watches a bizarre videotape where an underground group of youngsters in Bucharest apparently becoming zombies. Amy finds Marla dead with a puzzle cube ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, suicide, deadly creature, riddles and clues, afterlife, woman in danger, danger, religions or cults, journalism, investigation, supernatural, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: romania, europe, london, england, bucharest
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Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs like "Killer Queen", "Bohemian ...
Style: inspirational, touching, rough, sexy, based on true events ...
Plot: rock band, musician, singer, music band, fame, gay, aids, lgbt, rise to the top, musician's life, desire for fame, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1976, year 1984, year 1970 ...
Place: england, britain, edinburgh scotland, munich germany, atlanta georgia ...
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John Goldfarb, Please Come Home! (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two Americans (Shirley MacLaine, Richard Crenna), stranded in the mideastern country of Fawzia, help an Arab leader (Peter Ustinov) build a football team so it can play and hopefully beat Notre Dame. Director J. Lee Thompson's ...
Plot: chimpanzee, camouflage, fictional country, model train, fish out of water, vacation, desert, palace, sexism, cold war, king, spy ...
Time: 1960s
Place: indiana, middle east
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 7.2
 3K
First Wave (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
Story: First Wave is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that aired from 1998 to 2001 on the Sci-Fi Channel. The show was created by Chris Brancato, who co-wrote an early version of the ...
Style: bleak, exciting, suspenseful, serious, apocalyptic
Plot: alien, alien invasion, danger, alien encounter, dishonesty, adventure, chases and races, heroes, escapades, criminal heroes, space and aliens, evil alien ...
Time: 90s
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 6.0
 27K
Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, lone hero, corruption, undercover, cia, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, japan, chicago illinois ...
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 4.6
 140
Wuff (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about the love confusion of four girlfriends, whose lives are properly turned upside down by their four-legged friends. After being abandoned by her boyfriend, Ella adopts a half-breed called Bozer, who jumbled up her everyday life, ...
Plot: dog lover, funeral, financial problem, husband wife conflict, pianist, cancer, washed up star, down syndrome, cemetery, lumberjack, female journalist, forest ...
Place: berlin germany
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The Imagemaker (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Blackwell has been a media advisor to countless politicians: probably one too many. He is set on using his experience to make a film about manipulation of the media by unscrupulous politicos.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: cynicism, watching a video, female journalist, suicide of wife, u.s. president, politics, politician, corruption, organized crime, pistol, media, partner ...
Place: washington d.c.
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Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Mystery Gang reunite and visit Moonscar Island, a remote island with a dark secret. Daphne wants more than just a villain in a costume, and they get more than they ever expected.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, chase, good versus evil, ghost, pirate, zombie, island, mystery, friends, escapades, goofy hero, adventure ...
Time: 1990s
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The Concorde... Airport '79 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The last of the 'Airport' series again stars George Kennedy as aviation disaster-prone Joe Patroni, this time having to contend with nuclear missiles, the French Air Force and the threat of the plane splitting in two over the Alps!
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: airplane accident, airport, fighter jet, survival, murder, arms dealer, terrorism, rescue, danger, race against time, panic, airliner ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, washington d.c., alps ...
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Another Country (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1930s, Guy Bennett and Tommy Judd are friends because they are both outsiders in their own ways. Bennett is openly gay, Judd is a Marxist. It explores his homosexuality and exposure to Marxism, while examining the hypocrisy and snobbery ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, factual, psychological ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, social differences, society, romance, golden years, youth, boarding school life, gender, coming of age, gay relationship, equality ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 1930s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain, soviet union ...
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 5.6
 6K
One (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, feminist film
Plot: prostitution, journalist, sex, ambition, introspection, female friendship, hopes, society, feminism, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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 6.3
 788
The Situation (2006)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The first U.S.-made film drama set during the Iraq war, THE SITUATION chronicles the tragic death of an Iraqi teenager at the hands of U.S. soldiers. The incident sets off an "investigation," a cover-up, and complications involving Iraqi ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: iraq war, assassination, danger, racism, life is a bitch, state affairs, military, soldier, battles, terrorism, journalism, media ...
Time: contemporary
Place: middle east, iraq
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The Death of Superman (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a hulking monster emerges from an underground resting place and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop the colossal force of nature. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: superhero, exploding gasoline station, mansion, invulnerability, heroism, female reporter, fragments of glass, costume, human alien, body landing on a car, butler, old man ...
Place: paris france, india
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