Movies about reporters

Movies about reporters
List of the best movies about reporters selected by visitors to our site: The Terror Live, The Pregnancy Pact, Assumed Killer, Rosewater, A Christmas Prince, Kill the Messenger, Mookuthi Amman, Nobel's Last Will, Big Miracle, Pray for Rain.

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

The Terror Live (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersTerrorists, Reporters
PlotDeath, Radio, Justice, Fear
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Makes me think, Serious

"I'll blow up Mapo Bridge." An anonymous call comes into a radio station one day. When it turns out to be legitimate, a terrorist's threats end up getting broadcast live throughout the country.

The Pregnancy Pact (2010)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genredrama, biography
CharactersTeens, Pregnant, Journalists, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Internet
StyleTo cry, Makes me think, Serious

Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.

Assumed Killer (2013)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Mystery, Funeral, Lost memory
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings

Rosewater (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Justice, False accusations
TimeDark ones
StyleAction, Twisted plot, By books, Fascinating, Tense

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 interview with comedian Jason Jones. The interview was intended as satire, but if the Tehran authorities got the joke they didn't like it - and it would quickly came back to haunt Bahari when he was rousted from his family home and thrown into prison. Making his directorial debut, Jon Stewart tells the tale of Bahari's months-long imprisonment and interrogation in this powerful and affecting docudrama featuring a potent and performance by Gael García Bernal recounting Bahari's efforts to maintain his hope and his sanity in the face of isolation and persecution-through memories of his family, recollections of the music he loves, and thoughts of his wife and unborn child.

A Christmas Prince (2017)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersJournalists, Orphans, Reporters
PlotLove, Adventure, Intrigue, Snow, Mystery
TimeNew Year
StyleRomantic, Light, Cute, Fascinating, Makes me think

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?

Kill the Messenger (2014)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective, history
CharactersCIA, Journalists, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Political, Conspiracies
StyleAction, Fascinating, Smart, Makes me think, Disturbing

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 Gary Webb.

Mookuthi Amman (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama

A TV reporter, who has been gathering evidence to expose a self-styled godman for years, gets help from Goddess Mookuthi Amman. How does he utilise the situation to bring down the godman before the public?

Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotInvestigation, Intrigue

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.

Big Miracle (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersIndians, Whale, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Snow
PlaceOcean, Alaska, Small cities
TimeCold War
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

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 adapted from the nonfiction book ‘Freeing the Whales: How the Media Created the World’s Greatest Non-Event’ by Tom Rose.

Pray for Rain (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersFarmers, Reporters, Sheriffs
PlotMotorcycles, Funeral

When Emma Gardner, a whip smart NYC reporter learns of her father's untimely death, she returns to her home town to find that the idyllic farming community of her childhood has been ravaged by drought and has become a place tormented by gangs and the ill effects of extreme poverty. She quickly figures out that her dad's accidental death was not accidental at all. The lists of possible suspects include overly zealous environmentalists, a local war lord and other farmers jealous of her father's outstanding reputation.

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Lost Together (2019)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersJournalists, Reporters
PlotSurvival, Shipwreck
PlaceSea, Uninhabited island, Lighthouse, 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 ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Ninja, Terrorists, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Martial Arts, Friendship, Supernatural, Experiments
PlaceUSA, New York

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.

Spotlight (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime, biography
CharactersGay, Police, Journalists, Lawyers, Judge
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Conspiracies, Mystery
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Makes me think, Intellectual

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.

The Phenom (2016)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, sport
CharactersThieves, Heroes, Psychologists, Reporters
PlotSports, Baseball
PlacePrison, USA
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Fascinating

Major-league rookie pitcher Hopper Gibson has lost his focus. After choking on the mound, he’s sent down to the minors and prescribed sessions with an unorthodox sports therapist, who pushes him to uncover the origins of his anxiety.

A Little Christmas Charm (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
PlotTrue love, Gifts
TimeNew Year

Holly, a jewelry designer finds a lost charm bracelet and teams up with investigative reporter Greg in hopes of finding the owner and returning it by Christmas Eve.

Smoke Screen (2010)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, crime
CharactersFirefighters, Journalists, Reporters
PlotPolitical, Funeral
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Sandra Brown’s “Smoke Screen” follows newswoman Britt Shelley (Jaime Pressly), who shockingly wakes up in bed next to the dead body of Detective Jay Burgess and is suspected of foul play. Five years prior, Jay’s lifelong friend Raley Gannon (Currie Graham) also woke up next to a dead body. After learning of Britt’s scandal and the similarities between their two cases, he realizes she might be his only chance for vindication. As the two unravel their mysterious cases together, they find themselves caught in a dangerous political cover-up involving arson and murder.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
CharactersDogs, Journalists, Psychologists, Friends, Blind
PlotFriendship, Depression, Success, Jealousy, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York

With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

Lucid Dream (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersHeroes, Scientists, Fathers, Reporters
PlotTime travel, Abduction, Revenge, Investigation, Mystery
StyleExciting, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Dae-ho, an investigative journalist, seeks to track down the whereabouts of his son who was abducted three years ago. With the help of a detective and a psychiatrist friend, he will retrace his memory of the incident through the use of lucid dreaming techniques.

Parkland (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama, history
CharactersFBI, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceHospitals, Texas, USA
StyleAction, Light, By books, Fascinating, Tense

November 22nd, 1963 was a day that changed the world forever — when young American President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. This film follows, almost in real time, a handful of individuals forced to make split-second decisions after an event that would change their lives and forever alter the world’s landscape.

Coffin Baby (2013)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Cannibals, Old man, Reporters
StyleUnexpected ending

An attractive young woman is kidnapped, held captive and forced to endure the evils of one of the most violent homicidal maniacs in the city's history. "The Toolbox Killer" aka TBK. It is by her will, strength and her faith that she must survive, the ordeal. Her escape is almost hopeless. Unfortunately her situation only worsens when outside supernatural forces become more difficult to contend with than TBK.