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, suspense, twists and turns, serious, talky and tense films and TV shows about / with newspaper, storytelling, dialogue, journalism, mentor, media, reporter, catastrophe, runaway and investigation plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
newspaper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as newspaper: All the President's Men (1976), The Front Page (1974), Spotlight (2015), The Paper (1994), Riverdale (2017), State of Play (2009), In the Mood for Love (2000), Zodiac (2007), The Rum Diary (2011), Fair Game (2010).

List of newspaper movies

All the President's Men (1976)
Genre: 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: political, realistic, cerebral, thought provoking, factual ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: journalism, politics, newspaper, political conspiracy, white house, investigation, political corruption, conspiracy, journalist, political intrigue, investigative journalism, media ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973, year 1972
Place: washington d.c., usa, miami, florida
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The Front Page (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A journalist suffering from burn-out wants to finally say goodbye to his office – but his boss doesn’t like the idea one bit.
Style: talky, light, humorous, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: journalism, newspaper, reporter, journalist, media, friends, crimes, workplace, media satire, workplace situations, satire, social satire ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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, thought provoking, twists and turns, psychological, tense ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, investigative journalism, lawyer, conspiracy, sexual abuse, catholicism, child abuse, pedophilia, newspaper, catholic church, cover up ...
Time: year 2001, year 2002, september 11 2001, year 1976
Place: boston, massachusetts, new england, florida
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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, clever, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, newspaper, newspaper editor, workaholic, satire, husband wife relationship, media, paranoia, workplace, ambition, introspection, workplace situations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Riverdale (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, tense, biting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, investigation, murder, small town, youth, friendship, teenage life, school, friends, love and romance, family secret, love triangle ...
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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: suspense, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, political ...
Plot: political conspiracy, journalism, conspiracy, politics, newspaper, corruption, reporter, assassination, spy, crimes, investigation, assassin ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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In the Mood for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, France
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: melancholic, atmospheric, art house, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, loneliness, infidelity, forbidden love, romance, love affair, marriage, newspaper, neighbor, love, human nature, life & death ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1966
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, china, shanghai ...
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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: atmospheric, tense, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, murder mystery, mystery, crimes, maniac, paranoia, uncover truth, journalism, mind game, police ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1969, year 1971, year 1991 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oakland california, sacramento california
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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, light, sexy, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: journalism, cockfight, newspaper, writers, journalist, adaptation, eccentricity, gangsters, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, addiction, satire ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1960, 20th century, 70s
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, latin america, new jersey
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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: political, intense, factual, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: cia, politics, espionage, spy, corruption, political conspiracy, newspaper, conspiracy theory, secret service, journalism, cia agent, political corruption ...
Time: year 2002, year 2001, year 1995, year 2003, year 1982 ...
Place: iraq, usa, africa, middle east, washington d.c. ...
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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: sexy, suspense, twists and turns, captivating, twist ending ...
Plot: police investigation, fbi, journalism, newspaper, chase, single father, runaway, journalist, hidden identity, bank robbery, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1972 ...
Place: usa, california, new jersey, boston, michigan ...
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The Post (2017)
Genre: Drama
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: political, inspirational, thought provoking, exciting, factual ...
Plot: journalism, expose, newspaper office, vietnam war, cover up, lie, truth, newspaper, wartime, journalist, new york times, freedom of the press ...
Time: year 1965, 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1966 ...
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, usa
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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, touching, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, date night
Plot: high school, prom, friendship, journalist, teenager, teacher, journalism, popularity, humiliation, undercover, romance, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey, usa
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Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fraternity, college, student, sorority, college life, teenager, youth, party, friendship, student life, ex couple relations, social climbing ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, ohio
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The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
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, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disaster, end of the world, apocalypse, nuclear bomb, newspaper, cold war, science, race against time, chaos, global warming, nuclear, save the world ...
Time: 60s, future, 20th century, 50s
Place: london, england, europe, russia, new york ...
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Hitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara ...
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, flirting, looking for love, love and romance, dating, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, matchmaking, eligible bachelor, power of love, slick, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, slasher, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, group of friends, friendship, murder, murder mystery, murder suspect, basement, surveillance, child killer, teenage boy, psycho killer, neighbor ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: usa, oregon
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: estate, aristocracy, high society, relatives, countryside, manners, traditional versus modern, family life, butler, servant, master and servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, 50s, victorian era ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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The Wishing Well (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Widower, Mark Jansen, owns and runs the local newspaper for the Midwest town he grew up in. As he struggles to make ends meet, his daughter takes his happiness into her hands by going down to the famous wishing well their little town is known for, ...
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: small town, newspaper, money problems, wish come true, journalism, introspection, family, starting over, hopes, fish out of water, journalist, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa, new york
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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: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural ability, prediction, supernatural, newspaper, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, destiny, family problems, journalism, unsupportive spouse, estrangement, husband wife relationship ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia
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Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police, femme fatale, investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, strong sexual content, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), newspaper ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, thought provoking, rough
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, media, journalism, newspaper, society, life risking, discrimination, political unrest, life is a bitch, state affairs, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: africa, south africa
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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, uplifting, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: boxing, sport, journalism, ex athlete, homeless, african american, human spirit, lifestyle, athlete's life, newspaper, introspection, change of luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 2000s
Place: colorado, los angeles, usa, las vegas, denver colorado ...
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Guru (2007)
Genre: 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: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, intellectual ...
Plot: society, family relations, couples, research, ambition, industrialist, idealism, rise to power, newspaper, success, rise to the top, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century
Place: asia, india, mumbai india, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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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: kids, family outing, boys' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, secret identity, photographer, superhuman powers, mutant, heroes, fighting crime, newspaper, heroic mission, friendship, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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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: feel good, surreal, light, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: fighting the system, corruption, secretary, industry, dark humor, journalism, newspaper, psychiatrist, success, christmas, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, bleak, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, psycho, social problems, insanity, psychological trauma, loneliness, mental patient, villain, evil clown, mental disorder, social decay, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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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, murder, schoolgirl, clue, psychiatrist, media, mountain, teacher, psychology, community, girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, italy
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Charlotte's Web (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, sentimental, colourful, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, spider, pig, friends who live together, compassion, farm, animal human communication, misunderstanding, love, children, rat ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine, new england, usa
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The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.
Style: psychological, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, lawyer, supernatural, deal with the devil, law firm, ambition, satan, hotshot lawyer, temptation, ethics, god or devil, sin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, florida, southern usa, usa ...
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