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1. The Newsroom (2012– )

TV-14 | 55 min | Drama | Active

8.7
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A news anchor's life is stirred up when he's forced to work with a new team of colleagues.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Margaret Judson, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr.

2. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

R | 119 min | Comedy

6.5
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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

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 70's, 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

4. 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

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

6. 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

7. All About Steve (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

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

8. The Michael J. Fox Show (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

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

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

9. 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

10. 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

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

PG | 93 min | Drama

7.6
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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

12. 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, Charles Kimbrough

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

14. 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

15. The Howling (1981)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama

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

20. The Seduction (1982)

R | 104 min | Thriller

4.8
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An attractive, well-known TV newscaster is stalked by an obsessed admirer, a TV station scriptwriter, whose obsession turns to hate when she rejects his advances and his moves become more ... See full summary »

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

21. 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.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Patricia Heaton, Josh Gad, Ty Burrell

22. 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

23. 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

24. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.1
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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

25. 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

26. Naked News (2000– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, News

6.5
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Stars: Tara Beaulieu, Valentina Guerin, Christina Sicoli, Katherine Curtis

27. The Black Hole (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.2
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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

28. 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

29. 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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. Special Bulletin (1983 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

7.7
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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

34. The Newsroom (2004–2005)

22 min | Drama, Comedy

7.8
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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

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

36. 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

37. 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

38. 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

39. 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

40. 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

41. Broadcast Bombshells (1995)

R | 80 min | Comedy

3.5
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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

42. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

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

3.8
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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

43. 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

44. 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

45. The Sex O'Clock News (1985)

77 min | Comedy

4.3
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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

46. The New Watchdogs (2011)

104 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writers: Gilles Balbastre, Serge Halimi, Yannick Kergoat, Renaud Lambert, Patrick Rimbert | Directors: Gilles Balbastre, Yannick Kergoat

47. Song of the Dead (2005)

Not Rated | 86 min | Musical, Horror

5.0
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Musical Horror Film. Spray missions intended to protect Americans against the dangerous 1000-year Mosquito Awakening, when, Terrorists infect it with the Jihad Resurrection Virus (JRV) for ... See full summary »

Writer: Chip Gubera | Director: Chip Gubera | Stars: Steve Andsager, Kate Gorman, Reggie Bannister, John Gilbreth

48. 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

49. Los exitosos Pells (2008– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Stars: Mike Amigorena, Carla Peterson, Federico Amador, Hugo Arana

50. Scorch (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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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