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, clever, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with newspaper, journalism, storytelling, dialogue, police investigation, catastrophe, reporter, runaway, husband wife relationship and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
newspaper movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as newspaper: The Front Page (1974), The Rum Diary (2011), All the President's Men (1976), Riverdale (2017), Going the Distance (2010), The Dead Girl (2006), Early Edition (1996), State of Play (2009), In the Mood for Love (2000), 27 Dresses (2008).

List of newspaper movies

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: humorous, talky, light, witty, captivating ...
Plot: newspaper, journalist, media, media satire, workplace situations, friends, workplace, crimes, satire, journalism, reporter, scoop ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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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, humorous, light, surreal, colourful ...
Plot: newspaper, journalism, profanity, lifestyle, drunkenness, cockfight, carnival, hallucination, adaptation, vomiting, fire breathing, journalist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1960 ...
Place: caribbean, puerto rico, latin america, new jersey
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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: realistic, captivating, serious, factual, tense ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, journalism, investigation, newspaper, political corruption, president, political intrigue, political thriller, white house, cover up, wiretap ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states
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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: tense, biting, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, youth, small town, murder, friendship, love triangle, friends, school, murder investigation, gang, teenage life, family secret ...
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Going the Distance (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 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, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: masturbation, intern, long distance relationship, newspaper, phone sex, love affair, romance, unlikely relationship, lovers apart, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, new york, 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, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, family relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Early Edition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, captivating, serious, clever
Plot: changing the past or future, newspaper, cat, friendship, destiny, danger, altering history, lifesaver, race against time, imaginary, save the day, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois, usa, 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.
TV show
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, secret identity, undercover, journalism, newspaper, good versus evil, romance, danger, superhuman powers, imaginary, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
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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, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: political conspiracy, murder, politics, gunfight, journalism, newspaper, corruption, journalist, congress, assassin, politician, reporter ...
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, 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, melancholic, contemplative, art house, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, adultery, loneliness, infidelity, forbidden love, newspaper, romance, human nature, marriage, coincidence, neighbor, guilt ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966, year 1962
Place: hong kong, japan, singapore, asia, shanghai ...
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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, romantic, light, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, wedding, opposites attract, love story, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, wedding planner, love, unlikely couple, love triangle, boss and employee ...
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, investigation, maniac, paranoia, crime, code, journalist, uncover truth, crimes, reporter ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1983 ...
Place: san francisco, california, 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, serious, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: cia, newspaper, political conspiracy, secret agents, crumbling marriage, state affairs, fighting the system, price of justice, relationship vs career, journalism, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 2001, 2000s ...
Place: usa, iraq, washington d.c., africa, u.s. capitol building ...
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Greek (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: witty, humorous, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: student, college life, college, youth, party, student life, friendship, ex couple relations, social relations, lifestyle, social climbing, sorority ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: captivating, serious, suspense, twists and turns, tricky ...
Plot: police investigation, hidden identity, journalist, newspaper, uncover truth, special agents, crimes, investigative reporter, secret, robbery, police, police chief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1972, year 1979 ...
Place: usa, michigan, new york, vermont, canada ...
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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, rough, thought provoking, based on true events
Plot: photographer, photojournalist, media, newspaper, journalism, society, life risking, life is a bitch, danger, state affairs, political unrest, discrimination ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: south africa, 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, serious, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: ex athlete, journalism, african american, boxing, newspaper, human spirit, athlete's life, lifestyle, sport, introspection, change of luck, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1950s, 50s
Place: colorado, usa, detroit, las vegas, denver colorado ...
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Guru (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 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: captivating, touching, serious, intellectual, realistic ...
Plot: mogul, ambition, society, couples, research, family relations, idealism, industrialist, rise to power, newspaper, visionary, success ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: asia, india, istanbul turkey, turkey, mumbai india
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Spider-Man (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, secret identity, superhuman powers, imaginary, heroes, photographer, newspaper, fighting crime, friendship, heroic mission, radiation, escapades ...
Time: 1990s, 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, humorous, light, satirical, dark humor ...
Plot: fighting the system, suicide, corruption, industry, journalism, psychiatrist, newspaper, success, secretary, change of luck, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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, atmospheric, bleak, tense ...
Plot: prediction, supernatural ability, supernatural, newspaper, haunted by the past, danger, family problems, deadly, life is a bitch, destiny, professor, estrangement ...
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: suspenseful, tense, sexy, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, police detective, femme fatale, newspaper, crime, crimes, sexual relations, strong sexual content, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: journalism, media, columnist, newspaper editor, workaholic, newspaper, workplace, workplace situations, introspection, ambition, relationship vs career, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Hitler: The Rise of Evil (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
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, realistic, bleak, disturbing, factual ...
Plot: hitler, fascism, against humanity, racism, dictatorship, historical character, nazism, society, world war two, rise to the top, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, austria
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The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, cynical, suspenseful, clever, rough ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, police investigation, fighting crime, working undercover, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, wiretap, drug lord, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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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
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, traditional versus modern, family life, family relations, social differences, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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My Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show deals with a female sports columnist in Chicago, Illinois and the men in her life including her brother and her best friend. The show was canceled by TBS on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: singleness, journalism, looking for love, buddies, columnist, couples, newspaper, ex couple relations, best friends, media, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.
Style: humorous, melancholic, enigmatic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Plot: time travel, loneliness, social misfits, fall in love, odd, escapades, time machine, journalism, loner, adult virgin, newspaper, government agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, washington state
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Shock and Awe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
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, suspense, political, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: reporter, iraq war, conspiracy, investigative journalism, expose, newspaper, journalist, heroic mission, violent, politics, propaganda, usa politics ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001
Place: pentagon, middle east, iraq
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The Quiet American (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Vietnam, Australia, France, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam, a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a British journalist. As war is waged ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, talky, intense ...
Plot: cia, politics, love triangle, journalism, communism, older man younger woman relationship, war, war crime, political unrest, state affairs, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1952
Place: vietnam, asia, indochina, saigon, southeast asia ...
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