Movies With Characters Working in Mediaby francesi | created - 28 Sep 2012 | updated - 11 Feb 2015 | Public
Presenting here are movies (in no particular order) that feature characters, whether main or supporting role, whose professions involve the world of writing, publishing, broadcasting and media.
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1. Her Alibi (1989)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,028 | Gross: $18.70M
2. Funny Farm (1988)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be just a little bit different to what they were expecting.
Votes: 16,788 | Gross: $25.54M
3. Deconstructing Harry (1997)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Suffering from writer's block and eagerly awaiting his writing award, Harry Block remembers events from his past and scenes from his best-selling books as characters, real and fictional, come back to haunt him.
Votes: 38,517 | Gross: $10.57M
4. Scoop (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
Votes: 73,490 | Gross: $10.53M
5. The Ghost Writer (2010)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A ghost writer, hired to complete the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister, uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.
Votes: 143,304 | Gross: $15.54M
7. Something's Gotta Give (2003)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.
Votes: 99,022 | Gross: $124.73M
9. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 243,819 | Gross: $148.48M
10. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
Votes: 338,568 | Gross: $56.82M
15. Julie & Julia (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.
Votes: 89,505 | Gross: $94.13M
16. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.
Votes: 111,668 | Gross: $41.68M
18. All the President's Men (1976)
PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History
Votes: 85,260 | Gross: $70.60M
19. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.
Votes: 33,904 | Gross: $25.08M
20. Almost Famous (2000)
R | 122 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.
Votes: 225,513 | Gross: $32.53M
21. Shattered Glass (2003)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History
The story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was discovered he fabricated over half of his articles from the publication The New Republic magazine.
Votes: 30,661 | Gross: $2.22M
25. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
26. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
27. High Society (1956)
Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.
Votes: 11,688 | Gross: $13.00M
28. Eat Pray Love (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance
A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Votes: 72,325 | Gross: $80.57M
30. Fletch (1985)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job, and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.
Votes: 41,204 | Gross: $50.61M
31. Romantic Comedy (1983)
PG | 103 min | Comedy
Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.
Votes: 654 | Gross: $6.86M
32. Rich and Famous (1981)
R | 117 min | Drama
Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes... See full summary »
Votes: 1,346 | Gross: $14.49M
33. I Love Trouble (1994)
PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Votes: 10,360 | Gross: $30.81M