The 50 best movies with women journalists in the 20th century

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1.
Woman of the Year (1942)
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Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle. (114 mins.)
Director: George Stevens
 
2.
His Girl Friday (1940)
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A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (92 mins.)
Director: Howard Hawks
 
3.
Broadcast News (1987)
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Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly. (133 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
4.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
5.
Absence of Malice (1981)
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When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of an union head, the man's life begins to unravel. (116 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
6.
Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)
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After the death of her father and loss of the family fortune, Bonnie gets a job as a cub reporter while her brother becomes involved in bootlegging. (80 mins.)
Director: Harry Beaumont
 
7.
Platinum Blonde (1931)
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A young woman from a very rich family impulsively marries a reporter, but each assumes the other is the one whose lifestyle must change. (89 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
8.
The China Syndrome (1979)
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A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. (122 mins.)
Director: James Bridges
 
9.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers. (115 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
10.
Beloved Infidel (1959)
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Toward the end of his life F. Scott Fitzgerald is writing for Hollywood studios to be able to afford the cost of an asylum for his wife. He is also struggling against alcoholism. Into his life comes the famous gossip columnist. (123 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
11.
Another Time, Another Place (1958)
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An American war correspondent falls in love with a BBC reporter, but their relationship seems doomed from the start. (91 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
 
12.
Teacher's Pet (1958)
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A newspaper editor joins the class of a journalism professor who despises him, and they begin to fall in love. (120 mins.)
Director: George Seaton
 
13.
Magic Town (1947)
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An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. (103 mins.)
 
14.
To Die For (1995)
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Suzanne Stone is an aspiring TV personality who will do anything to be in the spotlight, including enlisting three teenagers to kill her husband. (106 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
15.
The Electric Horseman (1979)
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Sonny Steele used to be a rodeo star, but his next appearance is to be on a Las Vegas stage, wearing a suit covered in lights... (121 mins.)
Director: Sydney Pollack
 
16.
Tout va bien (1972)
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Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris. (95 mins.)
 
17.
Meet John Doe (1941)
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins. (122 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
18.
Arise, My Love (1940)
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A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins. (110 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
19.
Front Page Woman (1935)
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A woman reporter tries to prove she's just as good as any man, but runs into trouble along the way. (82 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
20.
Forbidden (1932)
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In this romance a librarian takes a cruise and falls for an unobtainable man, a district attorney married to a crippled woman. (85 mins.)
Director: Frank R. Capra
 
21.
Flight from Ashiya (1964)
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A helicopter rescue team tries to save the survivors of a shipwreck off the coast of Japan during a raging typhoon. (100 mins.)
 
22.
Headline Shooter (1933)
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The adventures of a wayward newsreel cameraman. (61 mins.)
Director: Otto Brower
 
23.
Living It Up (1954)
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An unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York. (95 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
24.
Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
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The disappearance of people and corpses leads a reporter to a wax museum and a sinister sculptor. (77 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
25.
Sisters (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A journalist witnesses a brutal murder in a neighboring apartment, but the police do not believe that the crime took place. With the help of a private detective, she seeks out the truth. (93 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
26.
Ringu (1998)
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Ruthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer's daughter kills all those who watch a weird video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
27.
Sin Town (1942)
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Two con artists arrive in a western boom town that they think is ripe for the pickings, only to get swindled themselves. (73 mins.)
Director: Ray Enright
 
28.
Cimarron (1960)
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The Oklahoma Land Run of April 1889 sets the stage for an epic saga of a frontier family and its friends. (147 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
 
29.
Frisco Kid (1935)
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After a roustabout sailer avoids being shanghaied in 1852 San Francisco, his audacity helps him to arise to a position of power in the vice industry of the infamous Barbary Coast. (77 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
30.
The Return of Frank James (1940)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Frank James continues to avoid arrest in order to take revenge on the Ford brothers for their murder of his brother Jesse. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
31.
Superman (1978)
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An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero. (143 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
32.
Batman (1989)
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The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
 
33.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
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Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
 
34.
The Great Race (1965)
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When a popular daredevil proposes an automobile race across three continents, his arch rival vows to beat him, while an ambitious female reporter has her own plans for victory. (160 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
35.
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
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The Assassination Bureau has existed for decades (perhaps centuries) until Diana Rigg begins to investigate it... (110 mins.)
Director: Basil Dearden
 
36.
Reds (1981)
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States. (195 mins.)
Director: Warren Beatty
 
37.
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
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Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century... (115 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
38.
La ley de la frontera (1995)
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Barbara, a journalist in the beginning of the 20th century, searches in the border between Portugal and Galicia a bandit called El Argentino... (115 mins.)
 
39.
Comanche Territory (1997)
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Spanish TV reporters covering the War in Bosnia. Based on true experience. (88 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Herrero
 
40.
I Love Trouble (1994)
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Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment. (123 mins.)
Director: Charles Shyer
 
41.
Up Close & Personal (1996)
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An ambitious young woman, determined to build a career in TV journalism, gets good advice from her first boss, and they fall in love. (124 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
42.
Hero (1992)
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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit. (119 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
43.
The Paper (1994)
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Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent... (112 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
 
44.
Deep Impact (1998)
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Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive? (120 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
 
45.
Never Been Kissed (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A journalist enrolls in her old highschool as part of her research for a story. (107 mins.)
Director: Raja Gosnell
 
46.
Scream (1996)
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Sidney, attempting to cope with her mother's mysterious murder, and her horror movie-obsessed friends are stalked by an unknown killer who seems to have a hard time letting the past go. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
47.
My Favorite Martian (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Petrie
 
48.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
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A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam. (111 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
49.
Suicide Squadron (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
During World War II, an American newswoman falls for a Polish piano virtuoso...who wants to go back and fight. (94 mins.)
 
50.
Hot News (1928)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Hot News (1928) is a silent film comedy produced and distributed by Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation, an amalgamation of Famous Players-Lasky and Paramount Pictures. Clarence Badger directed and Bebe Daniels starred. (70 mins.)