Radio Station Films & Series...

Films and Series with Radio Stations...

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Thank you kindly for your comment, Rodrigo; 'GMVn' [one of my all-time faves!] was a terrible oversight on my part, while 'SotW' looks very much worth the anticipation!
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1.
Airheads (1994)
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Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head DJ refuses to play them. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
 
2.
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
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A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court. (105 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
3.
Pirate Radio (2009)
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A band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves. (135 mins.)
Director: Richard Curtis
 
4.
Good Morning, Vietnam (1987)
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An unorthodox and irreverent DJ begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services Radio station in Vietnam. (121 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
5.
Radioland Murders (1994)
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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... (108 mins.)
Director: Mel Smith
 
6.
Born in Flames (1983)
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Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power... (80 mins.)
Director: Lizzie Borden
 
7.
Corporate FM (2012 Documentary)
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DJs want to play the bands that they love. Corporate HQ stands in the way. Where does the community end up in this fight? (73 mins.)
Director: Kevin McKinney
 
8.
FM (1978)
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Q-SKY is the #1 radio station in Los Angeles mainly because of the music they play, and running the station the way they want to... (104 mins.)
Director: John A. Alonzo
 
9.
Historias de la radio (1955)
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Three different stories whose central axis are radio listeners: several contestants have to get to a radio station studio dressed as Eskimo... (95 mins.)
 
10.
Mother Night (1996)
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war. (114 mins.)
Director: Keith Gordon
 
11.
FM (2009 TV Series)
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O'Dowd is Lindsay Carol, a DJ on a hip radio station Skin FM. Urbane and witty on air, off-air he's a shambles... (30 mins.)
 
12.
Radio Days (1987)
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A nostalgic look at radio's golden age focusing on one ordinary family and the various performers in the medium. (88 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
13.
NewsRadio (1995 TV Series)
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The workplace sitcom "NewsRadio" explores the office politics and interpersonal relationships among the staff of WNYX NewsRadio... (23 mins.)
 
14.
Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
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Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired a new scriptwriter with a reputation for great drama... (107 mins.)
Director: Jon Amiel
 
15.
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music (30 mins.)
 
16.
The Night Listener (2006)
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In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos. (91 mins.)
 
17.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Roswell FM (2014)
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The only normal guy at a paranormal talk radio station quits his dream profession and takes a higher paying, but soul crushing job, to pay for his oddball nephew's college tuition. (94 mins.)
Director: Stephen Griffin
 
19.
Talk to Me (2007)
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The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s. (118 mins.)
Director: Kasi Lemmons
 
20.
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
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Mark runs a pirate radio station and causes an uproar when he speaks his mind and enthralls fellow teens. (102 mins.)
Director: Allan Moyle
 
21.
Talk Radio (1988)
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A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national. (110 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
22.
Radio Rebel (2012 TV Movie)
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Tara, a painfully shy high-schooler, has a secret: she is also a confident DJ known as Radio Rebel, who lends her voice to others. (85 mins.)
Director: Peter Howitt
 
23.
Power 98 (1996)
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A controversial talk show host becomes involved in the murder of a beautiful woman in a war for ratings. (89 mins.)
Director: Jaime Hellman
 
24.
Remember WENN (1996 TV Series)
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Trials and tribulations at Pittsburgh radio station WENN back in the late 1930s, when radio was king. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Private Parts (1997)
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The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star. (109 mins.)
Director: Betty Thomas
 
26.
Morgan's Summit (????)
A late night radio host (Willis) who promotes the power of kindness changes his ways after a brutal crime affects his life and his thoughts turn to vengeance.
Director: Tom Schulman
 
27.
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
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A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions. (99 mins.)
Director: Ellory Elkayem
 
28.
Bad Channels (1992 Video)
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An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it. (88 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
 
29.
Midnight FM (2010)
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Popular TV anchorwoman and late night radio host Sun-Young (Soo-Ae) prepares to work her final radio program... (106 mins.)
Director: Sang Man Kim
 
30.
Pontypool (2008)
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A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
 
31.
Radio Galau FM (2012)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Iqbal Rais
 
32.
99.9 FM (2005)
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Gautam Singh meets with attractive Air Hostess, Sonali, and both fall deeply in love. Before they could get married...
Director: Sanjay Bhatia
 
33.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
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In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. (107 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
34.
Signing Off (1997 Short Film)
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It's the late 1950s, and the DJ of a nostalgic radio program, out-of-date in the time of the Beatles... (15 mins.)
Director: Robert Sarkies
 
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Raw FM (1997 TV Series)
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RAW FM is a radio station run for and by 'young people'. Call them teenagers, youth, Gen Xers, whatever. It's theirs. And this is their story. (50 mins.)
 
37.
Play Misty for Me (1971)
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture. (102 mins.)
Director: Clint Eastwood
 
38.
FM89.3 (2007)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Yutaka Oogi
 
39.
108.1 FM Radio (2012 Short Film)
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A driver, a hitchhiker and a radio program. A night trip between suspicion and paranoia. (15 mins.)
 
40.
Dead Air (2009)
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Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles. (90 mins.)
Director: Corbin Bernsen
 
41.
FM 1992 (2011 Documentary)
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FM 1992, new social responsibility project of Eksantrik Productions, covers undisclosed stories behind the emergence... (99 mins.)
 
42.
66.6 FM (2012 Short Film)
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A couple decides to flee their hometown after political chaos breaks out. Radio stations provide the only means of information. But which station is broadcasting the truth? (19 mins.)
 
43.
Jo FM (2006 Short Film)
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An obsessed fan kidnaps a radio DJ. Tina wants Star to make her one last tape, one tape to remind her of the way radio, society and her life once were. (17 mins.)
Director: Jenn Garrison
 
44.
Murder FM (2006 Short Film)
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When his best friend is murdered mid-broadcast, radio host Larry Mason takes it upon himself to find the real killer... (26 mins.)
Director: Nathan T. Ryan
 
45.
FM (2009 Short Film)
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A radio station is pirated and reported by a concerned citizen tuned into the channel. (5 mins.)
Director: Tim Jarzabek
 
46.
Mai FM: Behind the Airwaves (2000 TV Movie)
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47.
K-Run FM (2010 Short Film)
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Director: Morgan Williams
 
48.
Radio Free Roscoe (2003 TV Series)
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Robbie, Ray, Lily and Travis have had enough with the lame crap on the radio. So they decide to take... (30 mins.)
 
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50.
Radio: Love on Air (2009)
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Still in love with his recently divorced wife, a RJ is asked to fake a romance with another woman to improve ratings. (105 mins.)
Director: Ishan Trivedi
 
51.
Radio (2001)
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A female DJ is stalked by a serial-killing listener. (95 mins.)
Director: Yam Laranas
 
52.
Good Morning, World (1967 TV Series)
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David Lewis and Larry Clarke are early morning disc jockeys in Los Angeles. Dave is happily married... (30 mins.)
 
53.
Wonderful Radio (2012)
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Jin-ah, the former leader of once popular girl band "Purple," hosts a radio show called "Wonderful Radio."... (120 mins.)
Director: Chil-in Kwon
 
54.
Free Radio (2007 TV Series)
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A comedic, behind-the- scenes look at a struggling Los Angeles radio station and its dysfunctional staff...
 
55.
Radio Active (1998 TV Series)
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Follows a group of students at Upper Redwood High who have a radio show called Radio Active. Chaos follows... (30 mins.)
 
56.
Den radio (2008)
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It's the day of radio in Russia. The radio station staff decides to invite famous bands, who will perform live. And something goes wrong! (100 mins.)
 
57.
Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio (1991 Documentary)
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For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success. (113 mins.)
Director: Ken Burns
 
58.
The Big Broadcast (1932)
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A radio-singer, Bing Hornsby, is none-too-concerned about his job, and an affair with Mona leads to his dismissal... (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Tuttle
 
59.
Radio Unnameable (2012 Documentary)
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Legendary radio personality Bob Fass revolutionized late-night F.M. radio by serving as a cultural hub for music, politics and audience participation for nearly half a century. (87 mins.)
 
60.
Rambling 'Round Radio Row #1 (1932 Short Film)
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Jerry Wald has to write about radio, visiting Sid Gary gives him the tip it might be more easy for him... (10 mins.)
 
61.
Radio Corazón (2007)
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Radio Corazón recreates Chile's most successful radio show of all time. Composed of 3 fun, sexy and romantic short films based on true stories as told by the show's listeners to "Rumpy", an unparalleled radio host. (107 mins.)
 
63.
Bob & Tom Radio: The Comedy Tour (2006 TV Movie)
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Director: Michael Simon
 
64.
Radio Love (2008)
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(110 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Armas
 
65.
Zoo Radio (1990)
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Under the terms of their father's will, rival radio station managers Burt and John Powell must compete with each other for their inheritance... (90 mins.)
 
66.
Radio Love (2012)
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A charismatic radio DJ in Hiroshima, is so disillusioned he wants to quit his job. The years have drained... (70 mins.)
 
67.
La Maison de la radio (2013 Documentary)
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Twenty-four hours in the life of Radio France, from one dawn to another. Along its corridors, inside its recording studios... (104 mins.)
 
68.
Tokyo Rose (1946)
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An American prisoner-of-war in Tokyo, manages to escape and hooks up with the Japanese underground.... (69 mins.)
Director: Lew Landers
 
69.
Radio Free Steve (2000)
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A post-apocalyptic 1980s vision of the future. (82 mins.)
 
70.
Radio Dayz (2008)
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The first radio station of Korea, JODK is aired and the group of Korean activist want to use the radio as their weapon. Will they succeed? (111 mins.)
Director: Gi-ho Ha
 
71.
FM (1989 TV Series)
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Ted Costas, the program director for a free-form public radio station in Washington, D.C., has woman problems... (30 mins.)
 
72.
Radio Pirates (1935)
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(89 mins.)
Director: Ivar Campbell
 
73.
Representative Radio (2001)
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When Dr. Brian Fisher becomes the center of a media frenzy over the death of a man in a restaurant he feels his side is not being heard...
Director: Richard Janes
 
74.
Radio Pirates (2009 Short Film)
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It's 1965 and rock music is shaking up the world but not in Auckland New Zealand. One man's determination will challenge...
Director: Craig Newland
 
75.
Radio Corbeau (1989)
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(99 mins.)
Director: Yves Boisset
 
76.
The Good Old Days of Radio (1976 Documentary)
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(75 mins.)
Director: Marty Pasetta
 
77.
Straight Talk (1992)
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A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host. (91 mins.)
Director: Barnet Kellman
 
78.
Radio Riot (1930 Short Film)
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The phenomenon of radio is hot, and everyone is listening, including an overambitious goldfish, a lazy spider and three terrified mouse-children.
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
79.
The Radio One Story (1997 Documentary)
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On the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the history of the BBC's flagship pop music station, Radio One. (55 mins.)
 
80.
Radio Surprises (1940)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Marcel Paul
 
81.
Radio Rhythm (1929 Short Film)
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Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees perform a short program, in the style of his shorter radio programs. (9 mins.)
Director: Joseph Santley
 
82.
A.M. Mayhem: The Story of Tucson's Power 1490AM (2011 Documentary)
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The long-awaited, tell-all documentary narrating the history of Tucson's first Hip-Hop radio station... (116 mins.)
Director: Randall Rehak
 
83.
Radio Radio (2010 TV Series)
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84.
Radio, Take It Away! (1947 Short Film)
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This Paramount Pacemaker short is a satire on the radio quiz show craze of the time----"Take It or Leave It"... (11 mins.)
Director: Justin Herman
 
85.
College Radio Sucks (2008)
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College radio DJs Kurt and Trevor try to win a contest that will land them a premium time slot on a real radio station - if only Trevor could prove that Kurt's girlfriend Stephanie was out to sabotage their chances! (70 mins.)
Director: Greg Bradley
 
86.
Behind Your Radio Dial (1948 Documentary)
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Familiar radio voice Ben Grauer leads the viewer on a behind the scenes tour of the National Broadcasting Company studios, both in Rockefeller Center and Hollywood. (24 mins.)
 
87.
A Face in the Crowd (1957)
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An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become? (126 mins.)
Director: Elia Kazan
 
88.
Rádio Pirata (1987)
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A couple are falsely accused of murdering a friend, after discovering a fraud in a data processing center. They hide in a van, where they set a pirate radio station up, trying to mobilize public opinion. (76 mins.)
Director: Lael Rodrigues
 
89.
The Big Broadcast (1962)
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Director: Tony Cayado
 
90.
Joe Dirt (2001)
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After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents. (91 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
 
91.
War of the Worlds the True Story (2012)
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WAR OF THE WORLDS THE TRUE STORY is based on the most beloved alien invasion story of all time by Father of Science Fiction... (102 mins.)
Director: Timothy Hines
 
92.
The Last Radio Station (1988 Short Film)
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(42 mins.)
Director: Dominic Orlando
 
93.
You or Me (1999)
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About two friends dreaming of making it as discjockeys on commercial radio. (98 mins.)
Director: Tamás Sas
 
94.
Radio Free St. Louis: This Is Chuck Norman (2003 Documentary)
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In the age of commercial media, free speech is compromised in the chase for ratings. In this media world of crony free speech... (83 mins.)
Director: Daniel Byington
 
95.
Who Done It? (1942)
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Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast. (77 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
96.
Car Wash (1976)
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Car Wash is about a close-knit group of employees who one day have all manner of strange visitors coming onto their forecourt... (97 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
97.
Shoplifters of the World (????)
1987. Denver, Co. One crazy night in the life of four friends reeling from the sudden demise of iconic British band The Smiths, while the local airwaves are hijacked by an impassioned Smiths fan with a gun. Based on true events.
Director: Stephen Kijak
 
98.
Sex Tape (2014)
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A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts. (94 mins.)
Director: Jake Kasdan
 
99.
Der Fall Gleiwitz (1961)
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Re-enacted true story of successful assault by Nazis, posing as Poles, on a German border radio station so that Hitler could "justify" thereby his invasion of Poland. (70 mins.)
Director: Gerhard Klein
 
100.
The Monkees (1966 TV Series)
Episode: The Monkees on Tour (1967)
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With the scripted sitcom antics taking a backseat, this episode shows the group on a real concert tour. (30 mins.)