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1. Nightcrawler (2014)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9
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76 Metascore

When Louis Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.

Writer: Dan Gilroy | Director: Dan Gilroy | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed

Votes: 228,959

2. The Newsroom (2012–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.6
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A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 70,482

3. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.3
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the '70s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd

Votes: 245,911

4. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

R | 119 min | Comedy

6.4
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61 Metascore

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.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell

Votes: 116,150

5. Bruce Almighty (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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46 Metascore

A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.

Writers: Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe, Steve Oedekerk | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 271,763

6. The Ugly Truth (2009)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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28 Metascore

A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help ... See full summary »

Writers: Nicole Eastman, Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner, Eric Winter

Votes: 149,000

7. Scary Movie 5 (2013)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

3.5
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11 Metascore

A couple begin to experience some unusual activity after bringing their lost nieces and nephew home. With the help of home-surveillance cameras, they learn they're being stalked by a nefarious demon.

Writers: David Zucker, Pat Proft | Directors: Malcolm D. Lee, David Zucker | Stars: Simon Rex, Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan

Votes: 45,504

8. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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56 Metascore

A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.

Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Rob Letterman, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Seth Rogen

Votes: 104,184

9. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Writers: George Clooney, Grant Heslov | Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 80,993

10. All About Steve (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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17 Metascore

Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

Writer: Kim Barker | Director: Phil Traill | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

Votes: 30,801

11. Dolphin Tale (2011)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Family

6.9
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64 Metascore

A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.

Writers: Karen Janszen, Noam Dromi | Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble

Votes: 16,726

12. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

5.4
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31 Metascore

The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.

Writer: Anya Kochoff | Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Michael Vartan, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 40,012

13. The Omega Man (1971)

GP | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race.

Writers: John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington, Richard Matheson | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Votes: 21,019

14. Murphy Brown (1988–1998)

30 min | Comedy

7.0
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends.

Creator: Diane English | Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 4,361

15. The Michael J. Fox Show (2013–2014)

30 min | Comedy

6.7
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A comedy inspired by the life of Michael J. Fox.

Creators: Will Gluck, Sam Laybourne | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, Wendell Pierce, Katie Finneran

Votes: 4,437

16. The Howling (1981)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.6
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

Writers: Gary Brandner, John Sayles, Terence H. Winkless | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone

Votes: 20,939

17. The Hunting Party (2007)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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54 Metascore

A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.

Writers: Richard Shepard, Scott Anderson | Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Gordana Vukres

Votes: 21,386

18. The China Syndrome (1979)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

Writers: Mike Gray, T.S. Cook, James Bridges | Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 19,441

19. 51 (2011)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the... See full summary »

Writers: Kenny Yakkel, Lucy Mukerjee-Brown | Director: Jason Connery | Stars: Tammi Arender, Randy Austin, Jillian Batherson, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 2,543

20. Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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44 Metascore

A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.

Writers: Lamar Damon, Robert Lee King | Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

Votes: 4,682

21. The Seduction (1982)

R | 104 min | Thriller

4.8
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Los Angeles anchorwoman Jaime Douglas has it all: a glamorous career on a top-rated news show, a luxurious house in the hills, and a devoted young admirer named Derek. But when Jaime ... See full summary »

Writer: David Schmoeller | Director: David Schmoeller | Stars: Morgan Fairchild, Michael Sarrazin, Vince Edwards, Andrew Stevens

Votes: 683

22. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Writers: Tom Matthews, Eric Williams | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 15,867

23. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.0
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Writer: Tim Robbins | Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 11,176

24. Back to You (2007–2008)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A pair of star news anchors work together at a local TV station.

Creators: Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Josh Gad, Ty Burrell

Votes: 1,948

25. Livin' Large! (1991)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

4.9
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A young black reporter begins to lose his identity.

Writer: William Mosley-Payne | Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Blanche Baker, Nathaniel Hall

Votes: 352

26. I'm Reed Fish (2006)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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36 Metascore

Reed Fish's life turns into chaos when a high school crush returns to Mud Meadows on the eve of his marriage to the small town's sweetheart.

Writers: Reed Fish, Zackary Adler, Peter Alwazzan, Rhett Wickham | Director: Zackary Adler | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel, Victor Rasuk, Schuyler Fisk

Votes: 3,798

27. Wrong Is Right (1982)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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A satire of American news reporting, Covert Agencies, and political system. The theft of two suitcase sized nuclear weapons, and their sale to a terrorist group, leads TV Newsman Patrick ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles McCarry, Richard Brooks | Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Sean Connery, George Grizzard, Robert Conrad, Katharine Ross

Votes: 1,259

28. Naked News (1999– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News

6.6
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Female anchors strip fully naked as they present the news.

Stars: Tara Beaulieu, Katherine Curtis, Misha Highstead, Ashley Byford

Votes: 535

29. Track of the Moon Beast (1976)

PG | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.1
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A young man is transformed into a hideous "moon beast" due to a meteor fragment lodged in his body.

Writers: Bill Finger, Charles Sinclair | Director: Richard Ashe | Stars: Chase Cordell, Leigh Drake, Gregorio Sala, Patrick Wright

Votes: 2,841

30. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

7.8
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A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC... See full summary »

Writers: Marshall Herskovitz, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Ed Flanders, Kathryn Walker, Roxanne Hart, Christopher Allport

Votes: 731

31. Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A reporter suspects a creepy neighbor, who lives in the high-rise building across from hers, is a serial killer terrorizing the Miami area.

Writers: Eric L. Bloom, Ron Kurz | Director: Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti, Peter DuPre

Votes: 1,167

32. The Newsroom (2004–2005)

22 min | Drama, Comedy

7.7
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Resuscitation of the acclaimed 1996-97 series that picks up nearly a decade later. We again follow the exploits of George Findlay in this biting satire of the day-to-day operations of the mainstream news media.

Creator: Ken Finkleman | Stars: Ken Finkleman, Matt Watts, Karen Hines, Douglas Bell

Votes: 112

33. The Black Hole (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.1
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An atomic research experiment goes awry in St. Louis, Missouri unleashing not only a big black hole, but also a creature from beyond that feeds on electricity through the streets of this Midwest city.

Writers: Kenneth M. Badish, Boaz Davidson, David Goodin | Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Judd Nelson, David Selby, Heather Dawn

Votes: 1,273

34. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer.

Writer: Martyn Burke | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Beau Bridges, Joanna Cassidy, Phil Hartman, James Earl Jones

Votes: 1,396

35. The Love Machine (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama

4.3
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An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.

Writers: Jacqueline Susann, Samuel A. Taylor | Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 197

36. The Terror Live (2013)

97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Young-Hwa Yoon, once a top national news anchor wants to get his title back through an exclusive live broadcast with a terrorist.

Writer: Byeong-woo Kim | Director: Byeong-woo Kim | Stars: Duek-mun Choi, Jin-ho Choi, Jung-woo Ha, Sung-chun Han

Votes: 2,090

37. Apocalypse: Caught in the Eye of the Storm (1998 Video)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

4.4
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Two news broadcasters, through investigation, find that they were left behind after the biblical rapture.

Writers: Peter Lalonde, Paul Lalonde | Director: Peter Gerretsen | Stars: Leigh Lewis, Richard Nester, Sam Bornstein, David Roddis

Votes: 399

38. Terror Night (1987)

84 min | Horror

5.3
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Lance Hayward, a silent movie star, appears as various characters, killing quite a handful of unfortunates, using various weapons.

Writers: Kenneth J. Hall, Murray Levy, Nick Marino, David Rigg | Directors: Nick Marino, André De Toth | Stars: John Ireland, Cameron Mitchell, Alan Hale Jr., Staci Greason

Votes: 203

39. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Writers: Herman Klurfeld, Scott Abbott | Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 459

40. Shark City (2009)

R | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.1
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Dagen and Kenny are two best friends in their early thirties living in New York who are looking for love in all the wrong places. One of them finds his dream girl, who just happens to be ... See full summary »

Writers: Evan Shear, Justin L. Levine, Sean Tweedley | Director: Dan Eisen | Stars: Jefferson Brown, David J. Phillips, Carlo Rota, Tony Nappo

Votes: 199

41. Brother 2 (2000)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Here goes "kirdyk" to America, as it was promised in first part.

Writer: Aleksey Balabanov | Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Sergey Makovetskiy, Irina Saltykova

Votes: 6,284

42. Goodnight, Beantown (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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The romantic relationship between two Boston news anchors.

Creator: AJ Carothers | Stars: Bill Bixby, Mariette Hartley, Tracey Gold, Jim Staahl

Votes: 43

43. Feed (1992)

76 min | Documentary

5.8
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This is a documentary about the 1992 New Hampshire primaries. It includes much footage of candidates as they meet people, and just before they go "on-air".

Directors: Kevin Rafferty, James Ridgeway | Stars: Jacques Barzaghi, Jerry Brown, Pat Buchanan, George Bush

Votes: 142

44. Broadcast Bombshells (1995)

R | 80 min | Comedy

3.4
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An ambitious brunette associate producer at a local New Jersey TV station uses her seductive charms to compete against a sexy blond anchorwoman to further her career.

Writers: Gary P. Conner, Joe Dinki | Director: Ernest G. Sauer | Stars: Amy Lynn Baxter, Debbie Rochon, John Richardson, Elizabeth Heyman

Votes: 128

45. 31 minutos (2003–2014)

31 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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A "news show" featuring only puppets. In its 31 minutes of run-time, includes "the green note", interviews, a musical ranking and lots of fun for kids and adults.

Stars: Pedro Peirano, Daniel Castro, Alvaro Díaz, Rodrigo Salinas

Votes: 403

46. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

3.9
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A reporter investigating a drug dealing ring is murdered. Brought back to life by the voodoo spell of a cleaning woman, he goes after his killers.

Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein | Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Elliott Gould, Melissa Sue Anderson, Mark Moses, Mabel King

Votes: 195

47. Lip Service (1988 TV Movie)

67 min | Comedy

5.6
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A young news reporter schemes to take over the job of a veteran news anchor whose ratings he's been hired to promote.

Writer: Howard Korder | Director: William H. Macy | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Paul Dooley, Jonathan Katz, Fran Brill

Votes: 64

48. The Sex O'Clock News (1985)

77 min | Comedy

4.1
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Writers: Gary Bayer, Sherwyn Cloth, Linda Haas, Paul Laikin, Romano Vanderbes, Victor Zimet | Director: Romano Vanderbes | Stars: Doug Ballard, Lydia Mahan, Wayne Knight, Kate Weiman

Votes: 61

49. Scorch (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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Scorch was a 1300-year-old dragon who lived with TV weatherman Brian and his daughter Jessica. Scorch could talk, and appeared with Brian on his news program posing as a ventriloquist's ... See full summary »

Creator: Allan Katz | Stars: Jonathan Walker, John O'Hurley, Brenda Strong, Rhea Silver-Smith

Votes: 30

50. Spin (1995)

57 min | Documentary

7.6
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Pirated satellite feeds revealing U.S. media personalities' contemptuous plans for their viewers come full circle in Spin. TV out-takes appropriated from network satellite feeds unravel the... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Springer | Director: Brian Springer | Stars: Larry Agran, Jim Bakker, Bill Beutel, Tom Brokaw

Votes: 366