Most Popular Investigative Reporting Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 150,755 | Gross: $28.97M
2. Infamous (2006)
R | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
While researching his novel "In Cold Blood", Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Votes: 15,674 | Gross: $1.15M
4. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Votes: 24,878 | Gross: $6.71M
8. The Mattei Affair (1972)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History
Enrico Mattei helped change Italy's future, first as freedom-fighter against the Nazis, then as an investor in methane gas through a public company, A.G.I.P., and ultimately as the head of ... See full summary »
9. Mr Paul (2016 TV Movie)
92 min | Crime, Drama, History
It's 1972 and reporter Franck Jourdan is getting obsessed in an investigation to bring Paul Touvier to trial for crimes against humanity. During his quest, Jourdan discovers how Touvier remained hidden from the authorities all those years.
10. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)
177 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.
15. Pilot Error (2014)
113 min | Drama, Mystery, News
An Air Paris jet is missing at the bottom of the Atlantic. When Investigative reporter Nicola Wilson's newspaper editors refuse to assign her the story, she quits to find out what caused the accident that took the lives of 212 passengers.
16. Disco rojo (1973)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A member of the jet-set dies in Lisbon, of drug overdose. A journalist tries to pass through disinformation nets to get to the traffick ring leader who is acting with such impunity. He is ... See full summary »
18. Cleanflix (2009)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Crime, History
When a small Utah-based edited movie company is caught sanitizing Hollywood's copyrighted material, the film industry strikes back with a devastating blow.
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »
24. Inside the Gang (2017– )
60 min | Documentary, Crime
Investigating the reality of aspects of gang culture in the UK today, where selling drugs, robbery and extreme violence are part of normal everyday life. Featuring interviews with gang members past and present.
29. Godless in America (2006 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A documentary on atheism in contemporary America, framed around the story of Madalyn Murray O'Hair, the founder of American Atheists, who was murdered in 1995 at age 76.
35. The Lake Drain (2015)
Not Rated | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A crucial high-tech piece of CERN collides into the path of a retired and broken biker focusing covert recovery intelligence away from an actively targeted journalist.
37. The Bitter Taste of Tea (2008 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
Poor rewards and toxic work conditions plague worldwide tea production despite fair trade brands and good intentions.
American Experience (1988– )
Around the World in 72 Days
Not Rated | Documentary, Biography, History
The story of the female investigative reporter, Nellie Bly and her race around the world in less than 80 days.
The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Egon on the Rampage
TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
A news crew disrupts Egon's latest experiment and as a result Egon's soul is sucked into another dimension while a demon takes over his body.