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The list contains the best, new and most relevant journalist movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, interesting, suspenseful and intense films and TV shows about / with journalist, dialogue, storytelling, mentor, reporter, catastrophe, journalism, runaway, adaptation and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as journalist: Never Been Kissed (1999), The Pirates of Somalia (2017), Sharp Objects (2018), Runaway Bride (1999), There Be Dragons (2011), Loving Pablo (2017), Walk of Shame (2014), The Mountain Between Us (2017), The Fall (2013), V (2009).
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The Fall
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.2
Loving Pablo
Biography, Crime, Drama
Spain, Bulgaria
123 min.
 6.3
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Sharp Objects
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.3
Guy
Comedy, Drama, Music
France
101 min.
 6.9

List of journalist movies

Never Been Kissed
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, sweet, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, hidden identity, teenager, teacher, friendship, romance, stereotypes, journalist, adolescence, fall in love, prom, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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The Pirates of Somalia
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Somalia, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After an inspiring chance encounter with his idol, rookie journalist Jay Bahadur uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer, he attempts to get embedded with the local Somali pirates, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, suspense, factual, exciting
Plot: journalist, pirate, journey, news report, adventure, point of view, danger, drugs, weapons, escapades, culture clash, village ...
Time: year 2008
Place: somalia, canada
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 8.3
 20K
Sharp Objects
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, journalist, mystery, death in the family, small town, murder investigation, family relations, hometown, self harm, serial killer, reporter, murder ...
Place: usa, missouri
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 5.5
 84K
Runaway Bride
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, runaway bride, unlikely couple, fiance fiancee relationship, love and romance, stereotypes, battle of the sexes, journalist, ex husband ex wife relationship, newspaper article, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, canceled wedding ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, maryland, usa, new jersey
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There Be Dragons
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, stylized
Plot: redemption, soldier, priest, dying father, love, saint, self discovery, unfulfilled love, betrayal, journalist, jealousy, haunted by the past ...
Time: year 1937, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.3
 8K
Loving Pablo
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, husband wife relationship, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, minister, flashback, airplane, pregnant woman, lover, television ...
Time: 80s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1982, year 1992 ...
Place: florida, colombia, panama
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 6.0
 47K
Walk of Shame
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life.
Style: funny, humorous, light, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: blonde, comedy of errors, race against time, stereotypes, stupidity, journalist, life philosophy, mentor, creativity, media, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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The Mountain Between Us
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.
Style: suspense, scenic, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: survival, wilderness, mountain, stranger, interracial romance, peril, love, travel, near death experience, rescue, moral dilemma, journalist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: idaho, utah, manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 59K
The Fall
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: female detective, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, psychological thriller, evidence, coworker, corruption, crimes, forensics, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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 6.8
 50K
V
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: V is an American science fiction television series that ran for two seasons on ABC, from November 3, 2009 to March 15, 2011. A remake of the 1983 miniseries created by Kenneth Johnson, the new series chronicles the arrival on Earth of a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien encounter, evil alien, heroes, ufo, human versus alien, dishonesty, special agents, investigation, resistance, fbi, danger, uncover truth ...
Place: usa
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, crime, rape, sexual abuse, corruption, swedish, violence, murder, serial killer, brutality, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1949, year 1965, year 1954 ...
Place: europe, sweden, scandinavia, australia, stockholm sweden
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, Norway
Duration: 158 min.
Story: This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, serious, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, serial killer, rape, crime, hacking, sexual abuse, corruption, journalism, murder, vengeance, hacker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, year 1966
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
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The Girl Who Played with Fire
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex ...
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, mystery, murder, crime, journalism, rape, secret service, police investigation, violence, revenge, journalist, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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 7.9
 5K
Chasing Life
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: April is a smart aspiring journalist in her 20s who tries to balance her ambitious career with her family, which includes her widowed mom, rebellious little sister, and her grandmother. We meet April at a pivotal moment in her life: she's ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: journalist, terminal illness, life turned upside down, cancer, unfulfillment, disorder, boss and employee, workplace romance, relationship vs career, twentysomething life, workplace situations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 8.0
 449K
Blood Diamond
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, dramatic ...
Plot: adventure, civil war, greed, slavery, corruption, treasure hunt, violence, brutality, brainwashing, redemption, journalism, revolution ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 2003
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa, zimbabwe, morocco ...
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 7.6
 86K
Philomena
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: adoption, journalism, irish, self discovery, religion, friendship, nun, depression, journalist, guilt, on the road, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: ireland, england, usa, washington d.c., oxford university
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The Life of David Gale
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, intellectual, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime, death penalty, investigation, death, guilt, suicide, rape, death row, lawyer, conspiracy, intern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, houston texas, mexico ...
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 7.7
 370K
Zodiac
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, enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, investigation, crime, murder, police, murder mystery, uncover truth, paranoia, obsession, violence, code ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1979 ...
Place: california, san francisco, usa, oakland california
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 7.1
 288K
The Ring
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, mystery, supernatural, island, murder, death, violence, blood, revenge, serial killer, supernatural ability, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
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The Devil Wears Prada
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, emotional, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, strong female character, rivalry, ambitious woman, relationship vs career, fashion industry, vanity, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, paris france
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 6.7
 74K
Scoop
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: investigation, journalism, magic, mystery, serial killer, murder, afterlife, death, journalist, murder mystery, plot twist, drowning ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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 7.1
 132K
Marley & Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, funny ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, family, family relations, parenthood, pets, marriage, chaos and mayhem, death of dog, divorce, pregnancy, journalist, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, ireland, usa, pennsylvania
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Nothing But the Truth
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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, suspenseful, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, corruption, cia, courtroom drama, storytelling, journalist, murder, political, secrets, political conspiracy, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 7.3
 77K
Crazy Heart
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, dramatic ...
Plot: redemption, music, loneliness, aging, drinking, country, music business, musician's life, singer, musician, journalist, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, new mexico, houston texas, texas ...
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 6.5
 86K
Hereafter
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A supernatural thriller centered on three people -- a blue-collar American, a French journalist and a London school boy -- who are touched by death in different ways.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, french, death, greed, dealing with death, tsunami, life & death, journalist, natural disaster, loneliness, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2000s
Place: france, london, england, europe, usa ...
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The Great Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, talky, stylized, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: aging, art, artist, drinking, party, friendship, surrealism, writer's life, journalist, poverty, obsession, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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State of Play
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 57 min.
Story: A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, political corruption, journalism, investigation, corruption, betrayal, adultery, manipulations, twists & turns, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, manchester
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 8.0
 95K
Talk to Her
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: emotional, stylized, psychological, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, obsession, rape, sexual abuse, loneliness, coma, suicide, male nudity, couple relations, postmodernism, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, latin america, jordan
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 7.1
 123K
State of Play
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, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, politics, corruption, assassination, assassin, conspiracy, political corruption, chase, newspaper, murder mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man ...
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, unlikely couple, bet, looking for love, plan gone awry, love, love story, manipulation, journalism, destiny, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, san francisco, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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