Most Popular Investigative Journalist Movies and TV Shows
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1. Venom (2018)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A failed reporter is bonded to an alien entity, one of many symbiotes who have invaded Earth. But the being takes a liking to Earth and decides to protect it.
Votes: 278,162 | Gross: $213.52M
2. Halloween (I) (2018)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
Votes: 89,317 | Gross: $159.34M
3. The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.
Votes: 28,500 | Gross: $14.84M
4. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.
Votes: 192,333 | Gross: $191.20M
5. Left Behind (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy
A small group of survivors are left behind after millions of people suddenly vanish and the world is plunged into chaos and destruction.
Votes: 33,574 | Gross: $14.00M
8. Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
2 skeptical reporters are sent to Transylvania to find the Frankenstein monster - or get fired. They are laughed at there but something suspicious is going on - maybe there are monsters, vampires, mummies and werewolves.
Votes: 5,770 | Gross: $7.20M
9. The Odessa File (1974)
PG | 130 min | Drama, Thriller
Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.
10. Dicte: Crime Reporter (2013–2016)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Dicte is a dedicated reporter and refuses to give up before she has her story. Her stubbornes gives her problems immediately with the policeman John Wagner, and they often get into clashes with each other.
12. Superman/Doomsday (2007 Video)
PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.
14. An Eye for an Eye (1981)
R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Sean Kane is forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department's Narcotics Division when he goes berserk after his partner is murdered. He decides to fight alone and follows a trail... See full summary »
Votes: 3,219 | Gross: $7.68M
15. Outlast (2013 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Freelance journalist, Miles Upshur, is requested by an anonymous individual to investigate the Mount Massive Asylum, only to find it overrun by the asylum's deranged patients.
16. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.
18. Complicity (2000)
R | 99 min | Thriller, Drama
Cameron Colley is a young Scottish journalist, with an interest in exposing the wrongs committed by the rich and powerful. Life is comfortable enough but uneventful, until someone starts ... See full summary »
19. Funland (2005– )
60 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Carter Krantz arrives in Blackpool to investigate who killed his mother. He gets a job in the local strip club. He soon realizes that the town has many dark secrets and that the killer may even be his boss - the club's owner.
20. The Tesla Files (2018– )
Documentary, History, Mystery
Researcher Marc Seifer, astrophysicist Travis Taylor and investigative journalist Jason Stapleton investigate the mysteries surrounding the life and work of Nikola Tesla, one of the most important and eccentric scientists in history.
21. Supernova (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.
23. The Norliss Tapes (1973 TV Movie)
72 min | Horror
An investigative reporter stumbles onto an artist that has made a pact to come back after his death to sculpt a statue of a demon using human blood and clay. Once the demon is awakened he will be granted immortality.
24. The War You Don't See (2010)
97 min | Documentary, War
Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it.
25. Frank Serpico (2017)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
In his own words, Frank Serpico tells the story of his one-man crusade for police reform in the NYPD during the early 1970s.
Votes: 207 | Gross: $0.01M
26. The Riddle (2007 Video)
PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist investigates a series of murders that follows the discovery of an unpublished novel by Charles Dickens in the cellar of an old Thames-side-pub. Gradually he becomes obsessed with unraveling a century-old murder in the pages of the manuscript. Only when he has done so, with the help of a mysterious beach-combing tramp who stalks the Thames foreshore, is he able to solve the modern ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
28. The Clearstream Affair (2014)
106 min | Thriller
Journalist Denis Robert sparked a storm in the world of European finance by denouncing the murky operations of banking firm Clearstream. His quest to reveal the truth behind a secret world ... See full summary »
30. Ripper (1996 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
You play reporter Jake Quinlan in this modern interpretation of the Ripper legend. Three acts and the possibility of four different endings lead up to an explosive climax in cyber space.
32. The 11th Hour (1995 Video Game)
M | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
It has been 62 years ever since the murders of the six guests in Henry Stauf's abandoned mansion of puzzles. The year is 1995, and you are reporter Carl Denning, for a TV forensic program, ... See full summary »
33. All Over the Town (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In West England, two crusading reporters revive a failing newspaper and expose local corruption, in this engaging romantic comedy.
34. Thursday the 12th (2003 TV Movie)
200 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In this two-part Rashomon-esque mini-series, a TV journalist investigates a rich politician and his family after a dead body is found on their property and they all have different story about the day of the incident.
35. The Journalist (2019)
Drama | Completed
It is the job of the press to cover corporate crime, government plots and society. It is in this context that young female reporter on the beat Erika rolls up her sleeves and goes to work ... See full summary »
36. De Affaire (2015– )
50 min | Drama
Tom Waardenburg and Dana Lievens, two opinionated investigative journalists, try to shed new light on existing, high-profile affairs. But how far are they allowed to go to uncover the truth?
37. Fantômas: The Dead Man Who Killed (1913)
Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After a body disappears from inside the prison, a series of crimes take place, all seemingly by the dead man. With Juve presumed dead, Fandor must investigate alone. Will Fantomas finally be brought to justice?
38. Opt-in (2019)
63 min | Drama, Thriller
An idealistic engineer lands his dream job at the biggest social media company in the world. But when he discovers the dark side of the business, he must decide whether to stay silent or risk everything to expose the truth.
40. Deep Water: The Real Story (2016)
87 min | Documentary, Crime
Up to 80 murders, 30 unsolved cases, thousands of assaults. In the 1980s and 1990s a murderous epidemic grips Sydney. The attackers are united by contempt. Their targets united by their ... See full summary »
41. The Strangler (1970)
93 min | Drama
Unhappy women are being murdered by Emile (Jacques Perrin), a psychotic young man suffering from the delusion that his acts are mercy killings. The detective (Julien Guiomar) assigned to ... See full summary »
42. Kolchak: Crackle of Death (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
In this first of two Kolchak compilation TV films, reporter Carl Kolchak investigates a ghostly arsonist and an evil Native American spirit haunting a hospital.
43. The Phantom of Morrisville (1966)
89 min | Comedy, Mystery
Inspector Brumpby (Jaroslav Marvan) and the young crime reporter Allan Pinkerton (Vít Olmer) attend wedding of Sir Hannibal Morris (Oldrich Nový) with beautiful Clarence (Kveta Fialová). ... See full summary »
44. Barrow Hill: The Dark Path (2016 Video Game)
Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Ten years after the events of the first game, you return during another Autumn Equinox to Barrow Hill, a haunting ancient foresty hamlet in Cornwall, to save Mia, a girl possessed by Baibin, the evil druidic female spirit of the forest.
48. Ark of Time (1997 Video Game)
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Sports journalist Richard Kendall is tasked to find archaeology professor Caldwell and his team, who went missing while searching for clues about the location of mythical Atlantis somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean.
Pacific Heat (2016–2017)
A Return to Evil
TV-14 | Animation, Action, Comedy
A String of baffling murders leads the team to suspect a serial killer. But evidence left by the victim points them toward a familiar face.