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, talky, light, clever and tense films and TV shows about / with newspaper, storytelling, reporter, runaway, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, journalist, husband wife relationship and journalism plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as newspaper: Riverdale (2016), State of Play (2009), All the President's Men (1976), In the Mood for Love (2000), The Rum Diary (2011), Zodiac (2007), The Dead Girl (2006), Going the Distance (2010), 27 Dresses (2008), Spider-Man (1994).

List of newspaper movies

 7.5
 79K
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, love and romance, parents and children, crimes, murder, danger ...
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 7.1
 123K
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: murder, newspaper, politics, political conspiracy, journalism, corruption, congress, journalist, reporter, assassin, investigative journalism, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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: talky, suspenseful, realistic, clever, captivating ...
Plot: politics, investigation, journalism, newspaper, political corruption, president, journalist, newspaper man, political conspiracy, political intrigue, white house, republican ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, washington d.c., mcdonald's restaurant
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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: atmospheric, stylized, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, neighbor, newspaper, adultery, loneliness, forbidden love, extramarital affair, marriage, romance, secretary, coincidence ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, singapore, asia, shanghai, japan ...
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 6.2
 93K
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: talky, stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, alcohol, journalist, voodoo, cockfight, carnival, protest, fire breathing, vomiting, rum, drunkenness ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, year 1960, 1950s
Place: puerto rico, caribbean, latin america, new jersey
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 7.7
 370K
Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, 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, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, uncover truth, victim, paranoia, investigation, journalist, mystery, code, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1979 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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 6.7
 14K
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, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: newspaper, murder, investigation, missing person, vandalism, uncover truth, sexual abuse, prostitute, fire, dishonesty, family relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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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: talky, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: phone sex, intern, newspaper, masturbation, sex, long distance relationship, bar, record company, text messaging, waitress, love affair, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, new york, usa, california
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 6.1
 140K
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, sentimental, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, love triangle, bridesmaid, wedding, romance, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, san francisco
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 8.3
 21K
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, teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, imaginary, secret identity, master villain, fighting crime, superhuman powers, radiation, photographer, newspaper, friendship, heroic mission, escapades ...
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 7.6
 22K
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, sentimental, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student life, student, college, fraternity, sorority, college life, siblings relations, misfit, youth, social relations, ex couple relations, dating ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 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: suspenseful, tense, factual, suspense, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, reporter, investigative journalism, expose, newspaper, heroic mission, iraq war, propaganda, politics, violent, political, american soldier ...
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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, disturbing, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: fascism, against humanity, racism, dictatorship, newspaper, rise to the top, hitler, anti semitism, politics, state affairs, leadership, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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 8.1
 346K
Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, psychological, talky, tense, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, catholicism, child abuse, conspiracy, pedophilia, catholic church, sex scandal, lawyer, twists & turns, moral ambiguity, newspaper ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, year 1976
Place: boston, florida
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Never Been Kissed (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, kids
Plot: high school, prom, teenager, journalist, entrapment, humiliation, hidden identity, undercover, romance, fall in love, teacher, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new jersey
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 7.2
 96K
The Post (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government. Inspired by true events.
Style: based on true events
Plot: journalism, publisher, newspaper, politics, newsroom, typing, newspaper story, period piece, u.s. government, whistleblower, freedom of speech, supreme court ...
Time: year 1949, year 1971, year 1965, year 1966
Place: vietnam, washington d.c.
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: British reporters suspect an international cover-up of a global disaster in progress... and they're right. Hysterical panic has engulfed the world after the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously detonate nuclear devices and have ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: end of the world, race against time, apocalypse, newspaper, global warming, newsroom, danger, chaos, survival, earth, heat, sun ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, future, 1950s
Place: england, london, europe, russia, india ...
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The Woman Who Buys the Local Newspaper (2016)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a woman committed double suicide in Kanazawa City. Immediately after the incident, Yoshiko Shiota, a woman living in Tokyo, contacts the local newspaper of Kanazawa, saying she wants to read the novel serialized in it by Ryuji Sugimoto. ...
Plot: novelist, reporter, newspaper, blackmail, train, wife husband relationship, legs, mini dress, short skirt, double suicide, politician, leg ...
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The Crucifixion (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a priest is jailed for the murder of a nun on whom he was performing an exorcism, an investigative journalist strives to determine whether he in fact murdered a mentally ill person, or if he lost the battle with a demonic presence.
Style: based on true events
Plot: investigation, exorcist, exorcism, nun, demonic possession, newspaper, prison, journalist, priest, female masturbation, death, masturbation ...
Place: romania
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The Cry of the Wolf (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During the American Gold Rush era, an orphaned boy and his wild dog who must battle against the Yukon wilderness and human greed to help save a frontier town.
Plot: sabotage, wolf, newspaper, gold rush, gold
Place: alaska
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Midnight Edition (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After interviewing a convicted killer, a reporter becomes obsessed with his mesmerizing subject. When his life is threatened, he comes to his senses, but it may be too late to save his family.
Plot: death row, reporter, newspaper, murder, neo noir, escaped convict
Place: atlanta georgia, georgia
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Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sheila is a newspaper reporter who returns to her home town in order to write an article about the progress of the liberation of the women. Arriving at the town she is very surprised to see that her sister and also her mother agree very much with ...
Plot: newspaper, research, fashion, equality, magazine, feminism, husband wife relationship
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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Luther Heggs aspires to being a reporter for his small town newspaper. He gets his big break when the editor asks him to spend the night at the Simmons mansion that, 20 years before, was the site of a now famous murder-suicide. Luther's account ...
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, courtroom, murder, secret door, newspaper, small town, ghost, mystery, investigation, organ, trial, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Chicago, Chicago (1969)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Director Norman Jewison's 1969 period comedy, based on Ben Hecht's memoirs, stars Beau Bridges as a young apprentice at a big city newspaper. The cast also includes Melina Mercouri, Brian Keith, Hume Cronyn, George Kennedy, Wilfred ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: newspaper, prostitute, innocence lost, youth, social relations, redemption, political corruption, society, state affairs, presumed dead, blond, protest ...
Time: 1910s
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
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 5.4
 17K
Bel Ami (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Georges Duroy travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute’s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world ...
Style: serious, stylized, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: adultery, newspaper, womanizer, strong sexual content, manipulations, journalist, camping, rise to the top, ambition, dishonesty, society, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 6.3
 4K
Premonition (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While stopped at a roadside phone booth for transmitting his work through Internet to the university, Professor Hideki Satomi finds a scrap of newspaper with the picture of his five year old daughter Nana in the obituary. He sees his wife Ayaka ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: supernatural ability, classroom, university, student, professor, newspaper, gory, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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 6.7
 48K
The Soloist (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, cello, violin, newspaper, music, musician, musician's life, homeless, unlikely partners, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
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 6.8
 33K
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, erotic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police, femme fatale, suspect, newspaper, crime, police detective, oldies, strong sexual content, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Remains of the Day (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: master and servant, butler, jewish, loyalty, aristocracy, nazism, housekeeper, flower, newspaper, country house, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, 1930s ...
Place: england, britain, europe, germany
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 6.5
 56K
In Her Shoes (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, audition, party, dysfunctional family, wedding, self discovery, wine, death, hotel, liar, beach, newspaper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois
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