Movies about the radio

Movies about the radio
List of the best movies about radio selected by visitors to our site: The Vast of Night, Frequency, Shutter Island, Hello Oksana Sokolova!, Satan's Slaves, The Pianist, The Woman Who Left, Some Like It Hot, Chuck, The Terror Live.

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

Genre
Country
The Vast of Night (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, detective
CountryUSA

At the dawn of the space-race, two radio-obsessed teens discover a strange frequency over the airwaves in what becomes the most important night of their lives and in the history of their small town.

Frequency (2000)
Duration01:59

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father must find a way to fix the consequences of altering time.

Shutter Island (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Hello Oksana Sokolova! (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:57

Things are finally starting to look bright for Ilya, a relatively unknown actor. Starting tomorrow, he will be the voice of Men's Radio. So of course he celebrates the occasion. But the next morning, the newly-crowned radio host finds himself unable to utter a single word. After a wild night out on the town he has completely lost his voice. It's half an hour before he goes on air, prime-time, the contract has already been signed, Ilya is in a state of panic... The only solution is to get an injection in his voice box. According to the doctor on hand, this is the only thing that might save the day.

Satan's Slaves (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror
CountryIndonesia, South Korea
Duration01:43

After the death of Rini's mother, something is disturbing her family.

The Pianist (2002)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, military, music, biography
CountryFrance, Poland, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:29

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

The Woman Who Left (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryPhilippines
Duration02:05

After spending the last 30 years in prison, Horacia is immediately released when someone else confessed to the crime. Still overwhelmed by her new freedom, she comes to the painful realization that her aristocratic former lover had set her up. As kidnappings targeting the wealthy begin to proliferate, Horacia sees the opportunity to plot her revenge.

Some Like It Hot (1959)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Chuck (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.

The Terror Live (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:38

"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.

20 more movies
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30

Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in life—national television broadcaster; responsible for killing a guest on live TV; local radio broadcaster; nervous breakdown in Dundee; and a self-published book that was subsequently recalled and pulped. Alan tries to salvage his public career while negotiating a potentially violent turn of events at North Norfolk Digital Radio.

Restrepo (2010)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredocumentary, military, history, news
CountryUSA, Italy, Afghanistan
Duration01:33

Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for a Documentary, Restrepo chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon of courageous American soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, considered to be one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military.

Free Solo (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreadventure, documentary, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

Follow Alex Honnold as he attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000 foot high El Capitan wall. With no ropes or safety gear, this would arguably be the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

The Boat That Rocked (2009)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Germany
Duration02:09

The Boat that Rocked is an ensemble comedy, where the romance is between the young people of the 60s, and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that captivate Britain, playing the music that defines a generation and standing up to a government that wanted control of popular culture via the British Broadcasting Corporation. Loosely based on the events in Britain in the 60's when the Labour government of Harold Wilson, wanted to bring the pirate stations under control, enough to see the passage of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act on 15 August 1967

Radio Day (2008)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration01:38

One (and not the most easy one) day from the life of a big Moscow radio station.

Kaw (2007)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryCanada
Duration01:29

On the last working day of Sheriff Wayne, his small town is attacked by blood thirsty ravens that eat human flesh. Meanwhile his wife Cynthia visits a farm where a Mennonite family lives to say farewell to her friend Gretchen and discloses a dark secret about the origin of the fierce ravens.

Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia

A hilarious underworld gangster known as Munna Bhai falls comically in love with a radio host by the name of Jahnvi, who runs an elders' home, which is taken over by an unscrupulous builder, who gets the residents kicked out ironically with the help of Munna's sidekick, Circuit, while Munna is busy romancing Jahnvi elsewhere.

Groundhog Day (1993)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.

Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:42

Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ "Hard Harry". Mark's show, at once thoughtful and profane, becomes an underground hit with students at his high school, inspiring the wrath of his principal and the Federal Communications Commission [FCC].

Between Your Legs (1999)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:55

Miranda, a sex addict, works for a radio station and is married to a cop. She signs up for therapy in order to deal with her sex addiction. Also in the group is Javier, a sex-phone junkie. The two misfits hit it off and a torid affair ensues. But things get a little complicated when Javier finds out that this phone sex trysts have been secretly taped and being distributed all over Madrid, and that his ex-wife is living with his business partner. Elsewhere, while investigating a murder case, Felix discovers Miranda's affair with Javier.

The Lives of Others (2006)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryGermany, France
Duration02:17

A tragic love story set in East Berlin with the backdrop of an undercover Stasi controlled culture. Stasi captain Wieler is ordered to follow author Dreyman and plunges deeper and deeper into his life until he reaches the threshold of doubting the system.

Telling Lies in America (1997)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A 17-year-old boy becomes friends with Billy Magic, the radio DJ he idolizes, and eventually slips into the payola and corruption of the entertainment world.

Joy Ride (2001)
Duration01:37

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Private Parts (1997)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

The Shadow Effect (2017)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A young man's life is turned upside down when his violent dreams begin to blend with reality.

Contact (1997)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

Contact is a science fiction film about an encounter with alien intelligence. Based on the novel by Carl Sagan the film starred Jodie Foster as the one chosen scientist who must make some difficult decisions between her beliefs, the truth, and reality.

Radio Days (1987)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:25

The Narrator tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.

Radioland Murders (1994)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who desperately wants her back. As the broadcast begins, a mysterious voice breaks the broadcast and suddenly members of the cast turn up dead. It's up to her husband Roger, to find out whodunit as the police chase him through the halls of WBN.

Mystery Train (1989)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryJapan, USA
Duration01:50

In Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of a single night, the Arcade Hotel, run by an eccentric night clerk and a clueless bellboy, is visited by a young Japanese couple traveling in search of the roots of rock; an Italian woman in mourning who stumbles upon a fleeing charlatan girl; and a comical trio of accidental thieves looking for a place to hide…

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.




MoviesList