Media frenzy movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant media frenzy movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with media frenzy, husband wife relationship, reporter, murder, mother daughter relationship, police, violence, photograph, father son relationship and father daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
media frenzy
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media frenzy movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as media frenzy: 54 Hours (2018), Swoon (1992), Gone Girl (2014), Akko's Secret (2012), Unsane (2018), Behold the Monkey (2016), 22 July (2018), Bel Canto (2018), The Face of an Angel (2014), Strange Justice (1999).

List of media frenzy movies

 7.7
 804
54 Hours (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 176 min.
Story: Based on the true story that shocked a nation in the summer of 1988 and revealed the scandalizing amount of errors committed by the media and the police in a half-baked attempt to rescue hostages.
Plot: hostage situation, bank robbery, media frenzy
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 6.8
 1K
Swoon (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a film based on actual events, teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, investigation, danger, crime, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, dangerous attraction, crimes, legal, missing person, courtroom drama ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois
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 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, femme fatale, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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 6.0
 208
Akko's Secret (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Atsuko Kagami comes into possession of a magical mirror that lets her transform into anything she wishes. Atsuko Kagami then attempts to save a company which is about to be sold by using her transformation abilities. She also falls in love as ...
Style: offbeat, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Plot: workplace, supernatural ability, workplace romance, child as adult, fish out of water, disorder, supernatural, romance, youth, misfit, hopes, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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 6.4
 32K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, fear, psychopath, obsession, mental patient, murder, pursuit, stalker, psychological thriller, mental illness, watching someone, psychiatric ward ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
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Behold the Monkey (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A modern fairytale based on the true story of an elderly Spanish cleaner's infamous attempt to restore a fresco.
Plot: baby, wheelchair, little girl, painter, husband wife relationship, wheelchair bound, disability, painting, widow, news report, priest, village ...
Place: spain
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 6.7
 20K
22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Norway, Iceland, USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: car bomb, trial, shooting, tragedy, teenager, bomb, survivor, summer camp, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, violence, glass eye ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 5.3
 2K
Bel Canto (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: hostage, kidnapping, flash forward, violence, murder, singing, military, singer, interracial romance, revolution, death threat, tragic love ...
Time: year 1996
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The Face of an Angel (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, crimes, journalism, murder investigation, snorting cocaine, breaking and entering, screenwriter, media frenzy, documentary filmmaker, midlife crisis, thirty something ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Strange Justice (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Fact-based story about the sexual harassment suit filed by Anita Hill during the appointment trials of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court during the George Bush Presidential administration. The film gives both parties a fairly even ...
Plot: disagreement, hospital room, sexual harassment, intern, white house, cheering crowd, martyr, media frenzy, president, power, game, republican ...
Time: year 1982, year 1991
Place: missouri, campus, washington d.c.
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 6.9
 6K
Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A man is on his way home when the poorly constructed tunnel he is driving through collapses, leaving him trapped.
Plot: rescue team, survival, leader, anniversary, water, news report, cell phone, mother, water bottle, explosion, father, cement ...
Place: south korea, korea
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 6.5
 5K
Paterno (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the ...
Plot: investigation, underwater, evidence, scandal, media, high school student, investigative reporter, american football, children, regret, pedophile, newsroom ...
Time: year 2011, year 2001
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A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, USA, France, Botswana
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, king, forbidden love, election, boxing, hotel, reporter, suitcase, betrayal, girl, rain ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: africa, england, south africa
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 4.6
 84
Still Life (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The alleys of downtown Manhattan become a modern killing field when corpses begin turning up, disfigured and gruesomely posed to appear as pieces of art.In the frightening climate of the "Art Killer", Peter Sherwood, a struggling musician, ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: suicide, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, news report, homicide detective, female reporter, answering machine, murder suspect, video, publicity stunt, psycho killer, media frenzy, bound and gagged ...
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 7.5
 141K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Plot: abusive mother, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence, figure skating, fondling, taunting, emotional abuse, overbearing mother, sport, rivalry, poverty, cheering crowd ...
Time: 1990s, year 1992, year 1991, year 1994, year 1986 ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota, portland oregon
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 5.3
 2K
London Road (2015)
Genre: Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: London Road is a musical drama that documents the events of 2006, when the quiet rural town of Ipswich was shattered by the discovery of the bodies of five women. The residents of London Road had struggled for years with frequent soliciting and ...
Style: serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: serial killer, small town, small town life, uncover truth, mystery, social relations, cafe, neighbor, prostitute, reporter, police, singing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 7.1
 167K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, clever, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, deception, depression, mental illness, psychiatrist, manipulation, obsession, mental institution, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2004
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 25K
Tracks (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Accompanied only by her faithful dog and four camels, an Australian satisfies her craving for solitude by embarking on a solo trip across the desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean.
Style: uplifting, touching, road movie, captivating, scenic ...
Plot: desert, obsessive quest, wilderness, adventurer, adventure, journey, outback, camel, self discovery, solitude, loneliness, dog ...
Time: year 1977, 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1975 ...
Place: australia, africa
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 6.3
 6K
Phil Spector (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A drama centered on the relationship between Phil Spector and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden while the music business legend was on trial for the murder of Lana Clarkson.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: courtroom, artists and showbiz, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, showbiz, legal, protest, musician, wig, violence, sex, coercion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 1963, year 2003 ...
Place: usa, california
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The Holy Child (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marc (Lambert Wilson) is a man of the cloth who's gained a bit of celebrity for his public espousal of religious celibacy. In fact, he's even written a book about the subject. But Marc's 15 minutes of fame could be up when a bratty ...
Plot: fight, liar, kidnapping, priest, birthday cake, computer, torture, pajamas, teenage girl, sexuality, police car, robbery ...
Place: kosovo, montreal quebec, paris france
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Kardashian: The Man Who Saved OJ Simpson (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After O.J. Simpson was arrested for murder, some believe his attorney and confidant Robert Kardashian destroyed a bag of damning evidence.
Plot: media frenzy, cancer, sex tape, rumor, secretary, affair, celebrity, handcuffs, evidence, regret, free love, trial ...
Place: chicago illinois, california
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 7.8
 249
Care (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man struggles to piece together his life after suffering years of abuse in a children's home - a personal battle made doubly difficult by crusading reporters determined to expose the scandal.
Plot: child abuse, children's home, childhood flashback, black british, pub, children, man crying, arrest, broken glass, child rape, media frenzy, child molestation ...
Place: wales, manchester england
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 7.1
 7K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Plot: murder of a prostitute, brunette, prostitute, tailor, mugshot, alley, police protagonist, undercover, british, serial killer, policewoman, police investigation ...
Time: 1950s, year 1955
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Appropriate Adult (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the case of serial killers Fred and Rose West, focusing on the way in which they were brought to justice.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: confession, serial killer, murder, prostitute, basement, social worker, police interrogation, crime scene, garden, psychopath, housewife, police investigation ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, year 1994
Place: england, europe
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 6.0
 6K
Delhi-6 (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A story about love, hope and self-discovery set in the walled city of Delhi (zip code 6) and its chaotic but touching life that forces us to ask questions about ourselves
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, terminal illness, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, couples, family relations, society, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, taj mahal
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Miracles from Heaven (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: \When Christy discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution. After Anna has a freak accident and falls three stories, a miracle ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, thought provoking, suspenseful, based on true events ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing
Plot: sick child, illness, accident, parent child relationship, faith, prayer, terminal illness, child protagonist, female protagonist, coping, cure, little girl ...
Place: boston
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 6.9
 528
Robo-G (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hiroki, Koji, and Shinya are engineers working at an air conditioning manufacturer ordered to develop a robot to boost the company's reputation. Just before they are due to present their invention, the robot is destroyed in a freak accident. ...
Plot: newsreel footage, robot, engineer, geek, recruiting, old man, media coverage, school, humanoid robot, saving a life, exhibition, media frenzy ...
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 7.2
 1K
Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, semi serious, humorous, wild
Plot: bank, chase, on the road, crimes, confined, hostages, violence spree, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, fugitives, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Examines the public scandal and private tragedy which led to legendary director Roman Polanski's sudden flight from the United States.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, intellectual, sincere ...
Plot: paparazzi, negotiation, media circus, district attorney, media, judge, deportation, psychologist, sexual abuse, incompetent court, director, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: usa, europe, california, los angeles, poland ...
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 6.3
 371
Threshold (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Thomas Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart transplant against the advice of the Ethics ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: heart transplant, power relations, doctors and patients, against the rules, transplant, idealism, moral dilemma, society, introspection, inventor, media frenzy, heart surgery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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