Newspaper movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant newspaper movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, clever, talky, suspenseful and captivating films and TV shows about / with newspaper, storytelling, journalism, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, reporter, mentor, friendship and adaptation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
newspaper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as newspaper: The Rum Diary (2011), Going the Distance (2010), The Dead Girl (2006), All the President's Men (1976), State of Play (2009), In the Mood for Love (2000), Riverdale (2016), 27 Dresses (2008), Zodiac (2007), Fair Game (2010).

List of newspaper movies

The Rum Diary (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden ...
Style: stylized, talky, sexy, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, fire breathing, protest, carnival, cockfight, journalist, drunkenness, vomiting, alcohol, rum, obsession ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
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Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Erin and Garrett are very much in love. When Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her journalism degree and Garrett stays behind in New York to work in the music industry, they gamely keep the romance alive with webcams and frequent-flyer miles. ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: newspaper, intern, phone sex, masturbation, sex, roommate, text messaging, waitress, long distance relationship, record company, bar, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, california
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The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: newspaper, murder, missing person, vandalism, investigation, sexual abuse, hitchhiker, birthday, forensics, therapist, fire, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, clever, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, newspaper, journalism, investigation, political corruption, president, republican, political conspiracy, sergeant, cover up, white house, political intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, washington d.c.
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State of Play (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, politics, political conspiracy, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, investigative journalism, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, neighbor, newspaper, love affair, loneliness, adultery, marriage, secretary, coincidence, forbidden love, extramarital affair, romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
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Riverdale (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.
Style: captivating, biting, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, high school, friendship, investigation, teenage life, friends, youth, murder, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, crimes ...
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27 Dresses (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, unlikely couple, fall in love, opposites attract, love triangle, love and romance, looking for love, bridesmaid, boss and employee, wedding, newspaper, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
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Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: The true story of the investigation of the "Zodiac Killer", a serial killer who terrified the San Francisco Bay Area, taunting police with his ciphers and letters. The case becomes an obsession for four men as their lives and careers are ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crime, uncover truth, victim, journalist, paranoia, investigation, mystery, code, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1969 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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Fair Game (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wife and mother Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts) has a double life as a CIA operative, hiding her vocation from family and friends. Her husband, Joseph Wilson (Sean Penn), writes a controversial article in The New York Times, refuting stories about the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, serious, factual ...
Plot: cia, political conspiracy, newspaper, relationship vs career, price of justice, state affairs, crumbling marriage, fighting the system, journalism, life turned upside down, misled, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, year 1995, year 2001 ...
Place: usa, iraq, africa, thailand, beirut lebanon ...
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Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Spider-Man, also known as Spider-Man: The Animated Series, was an American animated television series based on the Marvel Comics superhero, Spider-Man. The show ran on Fox Kids from November 19, 1994, to January 31, 1998. The producer/story editor ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: superhero, imaginary, secret identity, radiation, photographer, newspaper, fighting crime, master villain, superhuman powers, heroic mission, friendship, escapades ...
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Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, sexy, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, suspect, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crime, crimes, sexual relations, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A unique slant, profiling the life of Adolf Hitler as a child and his rise through the ranks of the National German Workers' Party prior to World War II.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: fascism, dictatorship, against humanity, racism, hitler, historical character, state affairs, life is a bitch, rise to the top, politics, newspaper, head of state ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, tragicomedy, stylized, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, family relations, family life, high society, countryside, manners, love and romance, parents and children, inheritance, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Casey Cartwright is poised to become the most powerful girl in the Greek system. Rusty, her little brother, is new on campus and he's the geek. But he sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a whole new identity.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, student life, college, fraternity, sorority, misfit, college life, siblings relations, ex couple relations, dating, youth, homosexual ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the presidents claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Style: tense, factual, suspenseful, suspense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: iraq war, reporter, conspiracy, expose, newspaper, investigative journalism, journalist, heroic mission, violent, political, politics, propaganda ...
Time: 2000s
Place: iraq, pentagon
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Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he ...
Style: disturbing, clever, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: missing person, politics, military, senator, dictatorship, political conspiracy, newspaper, political intrigue, loss of son, journalist, corruption, oppression ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, south america, washington d.c., santiago chile ...
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The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as "godlike" rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling.
Style: epic, witty, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: treasure, gold, soldier, adventure, friends, friendship, adventurer, mercenary, dishonesty, newspaper, ambition, british empire ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: india, asia, himalaya, afghanistan, england
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Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: culture clash, tourist, fish out of water, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, adventurer, society, love and romance, fall in love, newspaper, boat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, australia, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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The Company You Keep (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: robbery, on the run, hidden identity, police chief, newspaper, police investigation, journalism, family relations, parents and children, uncover truth, fugitives, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1979, year 1971, year 1972
Place: michigan, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state ...
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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, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: newspaper, media, photographer, photojournalist, apartheid, drugs/alcohol, blacks and whites, life is a bitch, interracial relations, life risking, social problems, social activist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
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The Green Hornet (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), the heir to the largest newspaper fortune in Los Angeles, is a spoiled playboy who has been, thus far, happy to lead an aimless life. After his father (Tom Wilkinson) dies, Britt meets Kato (Jay Chou), a resourceful company ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, revenge, car chase, secret identity, violence, partners against crime, fighting crime, gangsters, vigilantism, master villain, irresponsible ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: sport, journalism, funeral, newspaper, african american, boxing, ex athlete, lawsuit, homeless, change of luck, hallucinations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, 2000s
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado, los angeles
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Guru (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Gurukant Desai hails from Idhar, a small village in Gujarat, but dreams of setting up his own business in Mumbai. After he returns from Turkey, he marries Sujatha for getting the dowry and arrives in Mumbai to start his business. This film ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: ambition, newspaper, visionary, photographer, rise to power, industrialist, idealism, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, society, couples ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, istanbul turkey
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Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: witty, talky, psychological, clever, sincere ...
Plot: murder, obsession, friendship, investigation, homosexual, execution, hanging, singer, newspaper, respect, writer's life, gay ...
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, manhattan new york city, mexico, new york ...
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Early Edition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Gary Hobson thinks he may even be losing his mind when tomorrow's newspaper mysteriously arrives today giving him a disconcerting look into the future. What will he do with tomorrow's news? While his best friend Chuck sees the newspaper as ...
Style: captivating, serious, clever, suspenseful
Plot: changing the past or future, newspaper, cat, destiny, friendship, foreknowledge, buddies, race against time, african american, ordinary person, friends, changing lives ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois
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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based on the characters in Superman and Action. Lois & Clark starred Dean Cain as Superman/Clark Kent and Teri Hatcher as Lois Lane, and aired on ABC ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, secret identity, danger, superhuman powers, imaginary, master villain, adventure, fall in love, rivalry, journalism, newspaper ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the opening stages of the Bosnian War, a small group of Serbian soldiers are trapped in a tunnel by a Muslim force.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, disturbing
Plot: tunnel, newspaper, basketball, suicide, communism, social relations, battle zone, thief, village, battles, underground, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Style: clever, surreal, witty, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: suicide, corruption, newspaper, success, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, journalism, letter, secretary, fighting the system, industry, toy ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Liberty's Kids is an animated educational historical fiction television series produced by DIC Entertainment, originally broadcast on PBS Kids from September 2, 2002 to April 4, 2003, although PBS continued to air reruns until August 2004. The ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: newspaper, french, slavery, journalism, american revolution, patriotism, politics, native americans, state affairs, disgruntled, adventure, young heroes ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
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