Nice movies about journalismby guisreis | created - 21 Sep 2013 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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1. Red Ink (2000)
121 min | Crime, Drama
Alfonso wants to be a writer, but he decides to practice as a journalist. When he is assigned to the crime section of a newspaper, he will witness the dirty world of Peruvian tabloids.
2. Blood Diamond (2006)
R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
Votes: 471,748 | Gross: $57.37M
4. Cloud Atlas (2012)
R | 172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Votes: 331,556 | Gross: $27.11M
6. The Harder They Fall (1956)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
An ex-sportswriter is hired by a shady fight promoter to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable rising star from Argentina.
7. Citizen Kane (1941)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery
Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.
Votes: 372,859 | Gross: $1.59M
8. Chatô - The King of Brazil (2015)
102 min | Biography, Drama
The film tells the facts of life of the mogul of communications, Assis Chateaubriand (Marco Ricca), one of those responsible for bringing TV to Brazil. The screenplay based on the ... See full summary »
9. Nightcrawler (2014)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 420,406 | Gross: $32.38M
10. Resistance (2019)
122 min | Drama, History
In 1961, Gov. Leonel Brizola leads the unparalleled Legality movement, a first in the history of Brazil. Fighting for the Constitution, he mobilizes the resistance to ensure President João ... See full summary »
11. Beloved (2010)
107 min | Comedy
Elected major of the small city of Sucupira, after unfortunate situation, Odorico (Marco Nanini) must open the city cemitery and face acusations of being corrupt, to end his term on good terms with the people
"A Trombeta", the left-wing paper from Sucupira, which opposes corrupt mayor Odorico Paraguaçu.
12. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about... See full summary »
Journalism as a TV show with political and commercial interests and implications. In spite of all the obvious exaggeration, that is an unfortunate truth not only in Mexico.
13. The Given Word (1962)
98 min | Drama
A simple yet devout Christian makes a vow to Saint Barbara after she saves his donkey, but everyone he meets seems determined to misunderstand his intentions. Will he be able to keep his promise in the end?
14. Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words (2014)
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary
From 1971 to 1973, Richard Nixon secretly recorded his private conversations in the White House. This revealing film chronicles the content of those tapes, which include Nixon's ... See full summary »
15. Baile Perfumado (1997)
93 min | Drama
A Lebanese photographer living in Brazil in the '30s manages to take pictures of Lampião, a legendary Brazilian outlaw, kind of a tropical Robin Hood.
17. Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Votes: 19,762 | Gross: $3.17M
18. Philomena (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Votes: 90,138 | Gross: $37.71M
19. Beyond Citizen Kane (1993 TV Movie)
93 min | Documentary
Details the dominant position of the Rede Globo media group, the largest in Brazil, and discusses its influence, power and political connections.
20. State of Play (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington, D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the Representative, his old college friend.
Votes: 129,380 | Gross: $37.02M
23. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 151,055 | Gross: $134.22M
24. Spider-Man (2002)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.
Votes: 654,360 | Gross: $403.71M
25. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.
Votes: 472,783 | Gross: $336.53M
26. The Hunting Party (2007)
R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 24,041 | Gross: $0.97M
27. Simonal: Ninguém Sabe o Duro que Dei (2009)
98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A documentary about the life, the controversial career, and the decline of one of the greatest brazilian singers and showmen, Wilson Simonal.
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.
Votes: 536,284 | Gross: $42.34M
Particularly about the cultural section of the newspaper.
30. The Great Beauty (2013)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Votes: 74,316 | Gross: $2.85M
Some of the best parts of the film are the ones in which Geb works as an interviewer.
31. Bananas (1971)
PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy
When a bumbling New Yorker is dumped by his activist girlfriend, he travels to a tiny Latin American nation and becomes involved in its latest rebellion.
32. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, Western
A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
33. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama
A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.
Votes: 100,427 | Gross: $9.60M
35. RoboCop (2014)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy, a loving husband, father and good cop, is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Votes: 208,831 | Gross: $58.61M
Conservative exploitation journalism tries to move public opinion.
36. A Viagem de Yoani (2015)
75 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Portrait of the polemic visit of the blogger Yoani Sanchez throughout Brazil, showing the activist's background in Cuba, in order to discuss freedom of speech in the world today.
37. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)
PG-13 | 157 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) finds himself competing in a hazardous tournament between rival schools of magic, but he is distracted by recurring nightmares.
Votes: 503,171 | Gross: $290.01M
It is not a main issue, off course, but a nice criticism against exploitation press is present.
40. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.
Votes: 40,439 | Gross: $15.68M
41. Boleiros: Era Uma Vez o Futebol... (1998)
93 min | Comedy, Sport
Tribute to the world of soccer in Brazil. Group of ex-soccer players gather in a bar in São Paulo to remember old stories of their prime.
Brazilian sport journalism is exactly as they show.
42. The Paper (1994)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
New York City tabloid editor Henry's faced with tough decisions while he faces several serious life challenges, and a tempting job offer.
Votes: 12,270 | Gross: $38.82M
43. The Interview (II) (2014)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Jong-Un Kim, they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
Votes: 291,536 | Gross: $6.11M
44. Making a Living (1914)
TV-G | 13 min | Short, Comedy
An out-of-work swindler takes a job as a reporter. After witnessing a car go over cliff, he grabs a rival reporter's camera and races to the newspaper office to enter the photo as his own. ... See full summary »
46. Sweet Power (1997)
102 min | Comedy, Drama