20 films about journalists and the media

Absence of Malice 1981 Directed by Sydney Pollack.

All the President’s Men 1976 Directed by Alan Pakula.

Almost Famous 2000 Directed by Cameron Crowe.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy 1993 Directed by Adam McKay

Broadcast News 1987 Directed by James L. Brooks.

Citizen Kane 1941 Directed by Orson Welles.

La Dolce Vita 1960 Directed by Federico Fellini.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 Directed by Terry Gilliam.

Foreign Correspondent 1940 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

The Front Page 1974 Directed by Billy Wilder

Good Night and Good Luck 2005 Directed by George Clooney.

His Girl Friday 1940 Directed by Howard Hawks.

The Insider 1999 Director, Michael Mann.

Network 1976 Directed by Sidney Lumet.

The Paper 1994 Directed by Ron Howard.

Sweet Smell of Success 1957 Directed by Alexander Mackendrick.

To Die For 1995  Directed by Gus Van Sant.

The Truman Show 1998  Directed by Peter Weir.

Wag the Dog 1997 Directed by Barry Levinson.

The Year of Living Dangerously 1982 Directed by Peter Weir. 

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One Response to 20 films about journalists and the media

  1. Juan Zancada says:

    You could possibly include another Pakula movie, “The Parallax View”, where the Warren Beatty character gradually drawn into the mother of all conspiracies is a cynical local reporter lured by the chance of a career defining scoop…

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