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1. Nightcrawler (2014)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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76 Metascore

When Louis Bloom, a con 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.

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

Votes: 332,583 | Gross: $32.28M

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.

Stars: Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr., Alison Pill

Votes: 85,775

3. 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 »

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Bree Turner, Eric Winter

Votes: 172,584 | Gross: $88.92M

4. 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.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Philip Baker Hall

Votes: 313,131 | Gross: $242.59M

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

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy

7.2
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63 Metascore

Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top-rated newsman in the male-dominated broadcasting of the 1970s, but that's all about to change for Ron and his cronies when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor.

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

Votes: 280,849 | Gross: $84.14M

6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy

6.3
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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.

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

Votes: 139,141 | Gross: $2.18M

7. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.5
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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.

Directors: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Seth Rogen

Votes: 121,184 | Gross: $198.33M

8. 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.

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

Votes: 53,096 | Gross: $32.01M

9. Monster-in-Law (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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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.

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

Votes: 46,015 | Gross: $82.93M

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

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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80 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 86,117 | Gross: $31.50M

11. 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.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone

Votes: 24,176 | Gross: $17.99M

12. 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.

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

Votes: 34,301 | Gross: $33.86M

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.

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Charlton Heston, Anthony Zerbe, Rosalind Cash, Paul Koslo

Votes: 23,821

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.

Stars: Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli, Faith Ford

Votes: 5,276

15. 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.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd, Harry Connick Jr., Nathan Gamble

Votes: 18,732 | Gross: $72.28M

16. 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.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 21,636

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

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A comedy inspired by the life of Michael J. Fox.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, Wendell Pierce, Katie Finneran

Votes: 4,699

18. Up Close & Personal (1996)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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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.

Director: Jon Avnet | Stars: Robert Redford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stockard Channing, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 11,802 | Gross: $51.05M

19. 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.

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

Votes: 22,608 | Gross: $0.88M

20. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

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.

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

Votes: 11,920 | Gross: $4.48M

21. 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.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 17,079 | Gross: $10.56M

22. The Seduction (1982)

R | 104 min | Thriller

4.9
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A popular anchorwoman, Jaime Douglas is stalked by an obsessed fan with a camera who wants more than just her picture.

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

Votes: 747

23. 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

Votes: 1,999

24. Deu tae-ro ra-i-beu (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.

Director: Byung-woo Kim | Stars: Duk-moon Choi, Jin-ho Choi, Jung-woo Ha, Sung-chun Han

Votes: 3,409

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 »

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

Votes: 1,359 | Gross: $3.29M

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

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

5.1
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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.

Director: Melanie Mayron | Stars: Piper Perabo, Jane McGregor, Michael McKean, Trent Ford

Votes: 4,950

27. 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.

Director: Zackary Adler | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel, Victor Rasuk, Schuyler Fisk

Votes: 3,964 | Gross: $0.00M

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: Katherine Curtis, Misha Highstead, Natasha Olenski, Vanessa Lai Fox

Votes: 558

29. Eyes of a Stranger (1981)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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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.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn | Stars: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti, Peter DuPre

Votes: 1,429

30. 51 (2011)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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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 »

Director: Jason Connery | Stars: Tammi Arender, Randy Austin, Jillian Batherson, Bruce Boxleitner

Votes: 2,744

31. Track of the Moon Beast (1976)

PG | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.2
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A young man is transformed into a hideous "moon beast" due to a meteor fragment lodged in his body.

Director: Richard Ashe | Stars: Chase Cordell, Leigh Drake, Gregorio Sala, Patrick Wright

Votes: 3,034

32. 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 »

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

Votes: 806

33. Brat 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.

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

Votes: 8,149

34. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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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.

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

Votes: 1,486

35. The Love Machine (1971)

R | 108 min | Drama

4.5
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An ambitious TV newscaster has an affair with the wife of a network executive to get a promotion.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 219

36. Livin' Large! (1991)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

5.1
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A young black reporter begins to lose his identity.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Terrence 'T.C.' Carson, Lisa Arrindell, Blanche Baker, Nathaniel Hall

Votes: 370 | Gross: $5.47M

37. 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.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Kristy Swanson, Judd Nelson, David Selby, Heather Dawn

Votes: 1,325

38. Back to Neverland (1989)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.2
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Legendary TV news anchor Walter Cronkite takes ecstatic Disneyland tourist Robin through the process of Disney's hand drawn animation and makes Robin's wish of visiting the animated world of Peter Pan (1953) come true.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Robin Williams, Corey Burton, Bruce W. Smith

Votes: 66

39. The Newsroom (2004–2005)

22 min | Drama, Comedy

7.9
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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.

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

Votes: 120

40. Terror Night (1987)

84 min | Horror

5.2
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Lance Hayward, a silent movie star, appears as various characters, killing quite a handful of unfortunates, using various weapons.

Directors: Nick Marino, André De Toth | Stars: John Ireland, Cameron Mitchell, Alan Hale Jr., Staci Greason

Votes: 213

41. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

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

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 480

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

PG | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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Two news broadcasters, through investigation, find that they were left behind after the biblical rapture.

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

Votes: 442

43. 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.

Director: Ernest G. Sauer | Stars: Amy Lynn Baxter, Debbie Rochon, John Richardson, Elizabeth Heyman

Votes: 128

44. Goodnight, Beantown (1983–1984)

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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The romantic relationship between two Boston news anchors.

Stars: Bill Bixby, Mariette Hartley, Tracey Gold, Jim Staahl

Votes: 44

45. Dead Men Don't Die (1990)

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

4.1
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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.

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

Votes: 208

46. Nain: Ahob Beonui Shikan Yeohaeng (2013– )

Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

8.3
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Stars: Jin-wook Lee, Yun-hie Jo, No-min Jeon, Hie-ryeong Kim

Votes: 194

47. 31 minutos (2003–2014)

31 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

9.1
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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: 500

48. The Sex O'Clock News (1985)

77 min | Comedy

4.3
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Director: Romano Vanderbes | Stars: Doug Ballard, Lydia Mahan, Wayne Knight, Kate Weiman

Votes: 58

49. Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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The fact-based true story of the rapid rise to fame and untimely death of Jessica Savitch - one of America's first female news anchors.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Sela Ward, Ron Silver, Judith Ivey, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 194

50. Scorch (1992– )

30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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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 »

Stars: Jonathan Walker, John O'Hurley, Brenda Strong, Rhea Silver-Smith

Votes: 38