Movies about reporters

List of the best movies about reporters selected by visitors to our site: Jab Tak Hai Jaan, The Island, LSD: Love, Sex aur Dhokha, 纽约客@上海, Young & Wild, Messenger of Death, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Decade Under the Influence, Nobel's Last Will, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersSoldier, Reporters
PlotAdventure, Love triangle

An ex-army man, leading a double life in London, must choose between his wife and muse. Jab Tak Hai Jaan movie is a love triangle,and also marks the return of Yash Chopra as a director after eight years. In Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Shahrukh Khan plays the character of Samar who is an angry, unforgiving, with loads of emotional baggage. His role will span two ages, one in his late twenties as a musician based in London and the other at an older age as an introverted, composed, dutiful army officer in Kashmir. Katrina as Meera play as a seductress, an unattainable beauty. And Anushka as Akira who is 21 year old and works for Discovery Channel and makes documentaries.

The Island (1980)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
CharactersPirates, Heroes, Reporters
PlotTime travel, Martial Arts, Adventure, Supernatural, Survival
PlacePrison, Islands, Ocean
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing, Tense

David Nau leads a band of modern day pirates who raid yachts and sail boats of people on vacation in the Caribbean. When reporter Blair Maynard and his son arrive to investigate the mystery of the disappearing boats, Nau and his band of raiders decide to induct them into their tribe.

LSD: Love, Sex aur Dhokha (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CharactersActors, Reporters
PlotLove, Obsession
PlaceAsia, India
StyleUnexpected ending, Fancy

A video camcorder, a store security camera, and concealed cameras candidly expose lives in three loosely linked tales.

纽约客@上海 (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China
CharactersLawyers, Businessmen, Losers, Reporters
PlotLove, Moving

When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a street-smart legal assistant, Sam might just save his job, find romance, and learn to appreciate the beauty and wonders of Shanghai. Written by Anonymous (

Young & Wild (2012)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeens, Family, Reporters

Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.

Messenger of Death (1988)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CharactersKillers, Serial killers, Heroes, Reporters
PlotMartial Arts, Political, Revenge, Investigation, Chase
StyleUnexpected ending, For men, Disturbing, Serious

Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn't give any comment on the case, is taken into protective custody. Journalist Smith persuades him to help him in the investigation - and finds out about economic motives for the murder.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, adventure
CharactersSuperhero, Ninja, Terrorists, Brothers, Turtles
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure, Supernatural, Experiments, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA

The city needs heroes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Turtles must work with fearless reporter April and her wise-cracking cameraman Vern Fenwick to save the city and unravel Shredder's diabolical plan.

A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
Markimdb: 7.6
CharactersActors, Directors, Reporters

A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.

Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective

While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is the key witness and is bound by the police not to disclose anything she has seen. A terrorist group with connections to the Middle East quickly admits responsibility for the murder. International press is all over the story, as are the police.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, military, biography
CharactersDogs, Horses, Soldier, Journalists, Military
PlotDancing, On real events, War, Survival
PlaceAircraft, Afghanistan, Iraq
StyleTouching, By books

In 2002, cable news producer Kim Barker decides to shake up her routine by taking a daring new assignment in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dislodged from her comfortable American lifestyle, Barker finds herself in the middle of an out-of-control war zone. Luckily, she meets Tanya Vanderpoel, a fellow journalist who takes the shell-shocked reporter under her wing. Amid the militants, warlords and nighttime partying, Barker discovers the key to becoming a successful correspondent.

The Great Indoors (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersTeens, Family, Reporters
PlotDreams, Life, Family life, Friendship, Rivalry
StyleLight, Fascinating

An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.

Hangman (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersManiacs, Killers, Police, Friends, Detectives
PlotMotorcycles, Death, Investigation, Internet, Weapon
PlaceSchool, Trains, USA, Cemetery
StyleTense, Disturbing, Fascinating

A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.

Lost Together (2019)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlaceUninhabited island, Mansions

Novice journalist Nina, in pursuit of a sensation, goes to an uninhabited island where, according to rumors, a millionaire lives a reclusive. The launch with a film crew falls into a terrible storm, and Nina regains consciousness on the deserted shore. Fortunately, this is the island that she needed, which means that she was in the safe hands of the young and handsome hero of her report. But only Nina still does not suspect that in fact it is her colleague, a local journalist who just needed a hot topic, and he invented it. And he doesn’t understand anything about survival ...

Before We Vanish (2017)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Aliens, Killers, Police, Doctors
PlotMartial Arts, Cars, Religious, Investigation, Computers
PlaceJapan, Aircraft, Hospitals, Kitchen
StyleTouching, Fascinating

Narumi is on bad terms with her husband Shinji when one day, Shinji goes missing. He comes back a couple of days later, but seems like a totally different person, and is now gentle and tender. He goes for a walk every day. Meanwhile, Journalist Sakurai covers the story of a family that was brutally murdered, when an unexplained phenomenon takes place. Shinji Kase tells his wife that he came to Earth to invade.

Thank You for Smoking (2005)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
StyleSoulful, Smart

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 snuffing out cigarettes, Nick's powers of "filtering the truth" will be put to the test.

Hotel Mumbai (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, history
CountryUSA, Australia
CharactersSpecial Forces, Terrorists, Businessmen, Cooks, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Survival, Hostage
PlaceAustralia, India, Hotels
StyleDisturbing, Tense

Mumbai, India, November 26, 2008. While several terrorists spread hatred and death through the city, others attack the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Oh, God! (1977)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersGods, Family, Judge, Reporters
PlotReligious, Supernatural, Fate, Chase
PlaceHotels, Court

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

A Taxi Driver (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice, Friends, Soldier, Taxi drivers, Reporters
PlotTime travel, On real events, Revolution, Death, Money
PlaceChina, Korea, Hospitals
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating

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.

The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, detective
CharactersSpecial agents, Spy, CIA, Wolves, Heroes
PlotExperiments, Chase, Skirmishes
StyleExciting, For men, Heavy, Serious

New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.

Universal Soldier (1992)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CharactersRobots, Special Forces, Soldier, Military, Reporters
PlotMartial Arts, Revenge
StyleExciting, For men, Heavy, Disturbing, Serious

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 begins to experience flashbacks that are forcing him to recall his past.