Reporter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant reporter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, twists and turns, clever, intense and serious films and TV shows about / with reporter, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, journalist, catastrophe, runaway, journalism, murder and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
reporter movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as reporter: Healer (2014), The Paperboy (2012), Moonlight (2007), A Christmas Prince (2017), The China Syndrome (1979), Sharp Objects (2018), Kill the Messenger (2014), Thank You for Smoking (2005), The Life of David Gale (2003), The Adventures of Tintin (2011).

List of reporter movies

Healer (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kim Moon Ho is a successful reporter at a mainstream news station, but when he stumbles upon a 10-year-old mystery, he's forced to dive into a subversive underground news agency. On his journey to break open the case, Moon Ho teams up with Chae ...
Style: exciting, touching, romantic, humorous, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hidden identity, reporter, hacker, investigation, dating, masked hero, rescue, false accusation, self sacrifice, journalist, tragic event, corruption ...
Place: korea, seoul
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The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, surreal, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: prison, reporter, small town, investigation, crimes, death row, dangerous attraction, bdsm, injustice, police investigation, newspaper man, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1969
Place: florida, everglades, usa, miami
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Moonlight (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Mick St. John is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supernatural abilities to help the living.
Style: witty, light, suspenseful, serious, neo noir
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, supernatural, investigation, vampire human love, immortality, supernatural romance, reporter, fall in love, impossible love, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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A Christmas Prince (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a reporter goes undercover as a nanny to get the inside scoop on a playboy prince, she gets tangled in some royal intrigue and ends up finding love - but will she be able to keep up her lie?
Style: romantic, light, sweet, touching, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: christmas, prince, palace, snow, proposal, castle, intrigue, reporter, romance, coronation, dating show, love ...
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The China Syndrome (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A modern nightmare nearly becomes reality in this tension-filled story about an "incident" at a nuclear power plant. Jane Fonda stars as Kimberly Wells, an ambitious TV reporter covering a story on energy sources, who is present at the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: radiation, reporter, power plant, politics, journalism, disaster, conspiracy, nuclear power, investigation, nuclear, nuclear power plant, environmental ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pennsylvania
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Sharp Objects (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 421 min.
TV show
Story: Reporter Camille Preaker confronts the psychological demons from her past when she returns to her hometown to investigate the murders of two young girls.
Style: psychological, suspense, bleak, twists and turns, disturbing ...
Plot: murder investigation, hometown, mystery, mother daughter relationship, haunted by the past, self harm, journalist, murder, small town, self mutilation, alcoholic, serial killer ...
Place: usa, missouri
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: political, tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: journalism, conspiracy, reporter, journalist, drug smuggling, media manipulation, politics, u.s. government, investigation, cia, investigative reporter, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: california, los angeles, iran, usa, nicaragua ...
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Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nick Naylor is a charismatic spin-doctor for Big Tobacco who'll fight to protect America's right to smoke -- even if it kills him -- while still remaining a role model for his 12-year old son. When he incurs the wrath of a senator bent on ...
Style: witty, humorous, political, cynical, funny ...
Plot: business, lobbyist, marketing, advertising, satire, tobacco, social satire, reporter, lung cancer, capitalism, morality, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., vermont, california, usa, los angeles ...
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The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: fighting the system, death sentence, suicide, death row, murder, investigation, professor, death, activist, false accusation, rape, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, austin texas, houston texas, usa, spain ...
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The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK, France, Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, colourful, stylized, intense, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, adventure, dog, riddles and clues, young heroes, adventurer, amateur detective, escapades, reporter, pirate, captain ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, year 1949
Place: morocco, europe, north africa
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, corruption, investigation, reporter, murder, assassination, political conspiracy, media, political corruption, journalism, senator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, latin america, washington state, usa
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Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When reporter Rachel Armstrong writes a story that reveals the identity of a covert CIA operative, the government demands that Rachel reveal her source. She defies the special prosecutor and is thrown in jail. Meanwhile, her attorney, Albert ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, tricky, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, cia, lawyer, reporter, courtroom drama, media, journalist, corruption, courtroom, espionage, murder, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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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 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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Hotel Mumbai (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA, UK, Singapore
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the 2009 documentary Surviving Mumbai about the Mumbai attacks in 2008 at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in India.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, sad ...
Plot: terrorist, terrorist attack, terrorism, jihad, hotel, hostage, religious fanatic, courage, survival, counter terrorism, swat team, islam ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: india, mumbai india, pakistan, australia, bombay india ...
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Rosewater (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, twists and turns, macabre ...
Plot: prison, journalism, reporter, torture, violent, brutality, investigation, adaptation, captivity, life is a bitch, false accusation, solitary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: iran, middle east
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Megamind (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bumbling supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, the superhero Metro Man. But without a hero, he loses all purpose and must find new meaning to his life.
Style: feel good, entertaining, funny, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: superhero, villain turns good, good versus evil, villain, rivalry, superhuman powers, talking animals, escapades, master villain, anthropomorphism, benign alien, super villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010
Place: usa
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[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, found footage, supernatural, quarantine, trapped, monster, reporter, isolation, swat team, heroic mission, demonic possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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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Snowed Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker) are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. ...
Style: disturbing, sweet, entertaining, captivating
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love, reporter, small town, love affair, male female relationship, romance, couples, opposites attract, fall in love, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana, new york
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Big Miracle (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on an inspiring true story, a small-town news reporter (Krasinski) and a Greenpeace volunteer (Barrymore) enlist the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. ‘Big Miracle’ is ...
Style: realistic, feel good, serious, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: animal rescue, whale, rescue, animals, environmentalism, reporter, cold war, journalism, media, volunteer, love and romance, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1988
Place: alaska, new york, los angeles
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I Love Trouble (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Rival Chicago reporters Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) and Peter Brackett (Nolte) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, suspense, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: journalism, reporter, love story, whistleblower, opposites attract, romance, destiny, media, fall in love, love and romance, uncover truth, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, usa
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Frost/Nixon (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: For three years after being forced from office, Nixon remained silent. But in summer 1977, the steely, cunning former commander-in-chief agreed to sit for one all-inclusive interview to confront the questions of his time in office and the Watergate ...
Style: clever, political, sincere, tense, tricky ...
Plot: journalism, politics, president, loneliness, reporter, scandal, power struggle, mind game, uncover truth, character study, lie, secret ...
Time: 70s, year 1977, year 1974, 20th century
Place: california, washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, sydney australia ...
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Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspense, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, cannibalism, mind game, investigation, split personality, murder, fbi, crimes, reporter, cruelty, fbi agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, baltimore, birmingham alabama, washington d.c., florida ...
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The Hour (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, tense
Plot: journalism, espionage, reporter, workplace romance, uncover truth, ambition, workplace, investigation, love triangle, workplace situations, career, media coverage ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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Universal Soldier (1992)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An American soldier who had been killed during the Vietnam War is revived 25 years later by the military as a semi-android, UniSols, a high-tech soldier of the future. After the failure of the initiative to erase all the soldier's memories, he ...
Style: exciting, intense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, androids and robots, vietnam war, cyborgs, soldier, martial arts, military, top secret, one man army, vengeance, reporter, robot ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s ...
Place: vietnam, new orleans, louisiana, utah, arizona ...
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The Night Flier (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, reporter, serial killer, monster, murder, airport, airplane, zombie, death, chase, aviation ...
Time: 90s
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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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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, exciting, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, politics, conspiracy, fbi, murder, political corruption, lawyer, secret service, corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
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Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from ...
Style: factual, realistic, suspenseful, breathtaking, epic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, boys' night
Plot: astronaut, survival, outer space, space travel, nasa, disaster, space exploration, space program, rescue, trapped in space, race against time, spacecraft ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: houston texas, usa, florida, pacific ocean, texas ...
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