Movies about journalists

Movies about journalists
List of the best movies about journalists selected by visitors to our site: Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer, Minamata, Venom, Spotlight, Late Night, Morning Glory, Nightcrawler, The Devil Wears Prada, A Private War, Zodiac.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.

Minamata (2020)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, United Arab Emirates, Japan

A movie about reporter W. Eugene Smith and his research on mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan, resulting in severe neurological symptoms.

Venom (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration03:05

Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following a scandal, but accidentally becomes the host of Venom, a violent, super powerful alien symbiote. Soon, he must rely on his newfound powers to protect the world from a shadowy organization looking for a symbiote of their own.

Spotlight (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration02:33

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 Michael Rezendes, Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents. The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.

Late Night (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.

Morning Glory (2010)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:42

A young and devoted morning television producer is hired as an executive producer on a long-running morning show at a once-prominent but currently failing station in New York City. Eager to keep the show on air, she recruits a former news journalist and anchor who disapproves of co-hosting a show that does not deal with real news stories.

Nightcrawler (2014)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:49

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 magazine when all she really wants to be a good journalist.

A Private War (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:34

One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.

Zodiac (2007)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

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 built and destroyed by the endless trail of clues.

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Life (2015)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Australia, USA
Duration02:11

In 1955, young photographer Dennis Stock develops a close bond with actor James Dean while shooting pictures of the rising Hollywood star.

Spider-Man (2002)
Duration02:01

After being bitten by a genetically altered spider, nerdy high school student Peter Parker is endowed with amazing powers.

Man of Steel (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:23

A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

A Taxi Driver (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50

May, 1980. Man-seob is a taxi driver in Seoul who lives from hand to mouth, raising his young daughter alone. One day, he hears that there is a foreigner who will pay big money for a drive down to Gwangju city. Not knowing that he’s a German journalist with a hidden agenda, Man-seob takes the job.

Richard Jewell (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA

Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, "Richard Jewell" is a story of what happens when what is reported as fact obscures the truth. "There is a bomb in Centennial Park. You have thirty minutes." The world is first introduced to Richard Jewell as the security guard who reports finding the device at the 1996 Atlanta bombing-his report making him a hero whose swift actions save countless lives. But within days, the law enforcement wannabe becomes the FBI's number one suspect, vilified by press and public alike, his life ripped apart. Richard Jewell thinks quick, works fast, and saves hundreds, perhaps thousands, of lives after a domestic terrorist plants several pipe bombs and they explode during a concert, only to be falsely suspected of the crime by sloppy FBI work and sensational media coverage.

The Paperboy (2012)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

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 swamp-dweller Hillary Van Wetter was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.

Shock and Awe (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

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."

The Perfect Patient (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySweden, Belgium

The captivating story of Sweden's greatest judicial scandal ever, about one man who sacrificed everything in his hunt for the truth.

Roman Holiday (1953)
Duration01:58

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Elles (2011)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Poland, Germany
Duration01:39

A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Sweden, Norway
Duration02:33

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, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

The Last Word (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.

Jackie (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA, France, Chile, China, Germany, United Kingdom
Duration01:55

An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.

Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:24

Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him exposing prejudices and hypocrisies in American culture.

The Life of David Gale (2003)
Duration02:10

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Frost/Nixon (2008)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:57

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 scandal that ended his presidency. Nixon surprised everyone in selecting Frost as his televised confessor, intending to easily outfox the breezy British showman and secure a place in the hearts and minds of Americans. Likewise, Frost's team harboured doubts about their boss's ability to hold his own. But as the cameras rolled, a charged battle of wits resulted.

The Journalist (1967)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountrySoviet Union

A successful young journalist goes to a small industrial city in order to understand the written complaints of a certain girl. When he met the author of the letters and the girl whom she had slandered, he didn't immediately understand the complexity of the situation and the measure of responsibility to those whom he was obliged to protect...

Interview with the Vampire (1994)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration02:03

A vampire relates his epic life story of love, betrayal, loneliness, and dark hunger to an over-curious reporter.

Bombshell (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Canada

Bombshell is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.

The Last Thing He Wanted (2020)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

At the turning point of the Iran-Contra affair, Elena McMahon, a fearless investigative journalist covering the 1984 US presidential campaign, puts herself in danger when she abandons her assigned task in order to fulfill the last wish of her ailing father, a mysterious man whose past activities she barely knows.




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