Best Hollywood Movies on Journalism

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Spotlight (2015) - Prime Video

Directed by Tom McCarthy, this film tells the true story of The Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team and their investigation into the widespread child molestation within the Catholic Church in Boston. It highlights the importance of investigative journalism.

Nightcrawler (2014) - N/A

Nightcrawler explores themes related to the media industry, sensationalism, and the ethics of journalism. It offers a disturbing yet compelling commentary on the pursuit of sensational news stories and the ethical compromises that some individuals make.

Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) - N/A

Directed by George Clooney, this film portrays the conflict between television journalist Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy during the height of the anti-communist "Red Scare" in the 1950s.

The Post (2017) - SonyLiv

Directed by Steven Spielberg, this film depicts the legal battle faced by The Washington Post over the publication of the Pentagon Papers, classified documents that revealed the government's deceptive practices during the Vietnam War.

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Almost Famous (2000) - SonyLiv

Directed by Cameron Crowe, this semi-autobiographical film follows a young aspiring music journalist who goes on tour with a fictional rock band in the 1970s. It captures the essence of music journalism and the coming-of-age journey of its protagonist.

Network (1976) - Prime Video

Directed by Sidney Lumet, this satirical film explores the power dynamics and sensationalism within the television news industry. It follows the story of a news anchor who experiences a mental breakdown on air and becomes a populist icon.

All the President's Men (1976) - N/A

Directed by Alan J. Pakula, this film follows the investigative reporting of Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, two journalists from The Washington Post, as they uncover the Watergate scandal that ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.