The life of a journalist can be quite an adventure, sometimes dangerous and often stressful. This sort of high drama, high stakes lifestyle translates perfectly to the big screen. This list features the best movies about journalism and journalists. Many journalists burn the midnight oil to get the scoop and uncover the controversies that persist in the modern world. Many journalists risk their lives for the sake of the story, and many filmmakers have looked to the field for inspiration in their movies.
The films on this list all center on the topic of journalism in one way or another – some take a historical approach to the lives of former journalists and the important roles they played in historic events, others are romantic movies or purely fictional stories about what the life of a journalist might look like.
This list has the best movies about journalists and reporters, including classics like: Citizen Kane, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Almost Famous, Capote, Finding Neverland, and Syriana.Vote up your favorite film about the field of journalism and the writers who get us the news or add a movie you love that isn't already on the list.