Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane (1941)

 10/10

Director: Orson Welles

Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore

Plot: The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

The Great Beauty

The Great Beauty (2013)

 8.5/10

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Stars: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli

Plot: An ageing writer has spent many years seducing his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his...

Zodiac

Zodiac (2007)

 8/10

Director: David Fincher

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo

Plot: Robert Graysmith, a cartoonist by profession, finds himself obsessively thinking about the Zodiac killer. He uses his...

His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday (1940)

 7.5/10

Director: Howard Hawks

Stars: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy

Plot: A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

 7.5/10

Director: Niels Arden Oplev

Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre

Plot: A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty...

Missing

Missing (1982)

 7.5/10

Director: Costa-Gavras

Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, John Shea

Plot: When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'├ętat in September 1973, his wife and father...

Reds

Reds (1981)

 7.5/10

Director: Warren Beatty

Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann

Plot: A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit...

Blood Diamond

Blood Diamond (2006)

 7.5/10

Director: Edward Zwick

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou, Jennifer Connelly

Plot: Solomon is abducted and forced to work in mines, where he finds a priceless diamond and hides it. When Danny learns of...

Manhunter

Manhunter (1986)

 7/10

Director: Michael Mann

Stars: William Petersen, Dennis Farina, Brian Cox

Plot: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse...

A Private War (2018)

 7/10

Director: Matthew Heineman

Stars: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Stanley Tucci

Plot: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit,...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

 7/10

Director: Marielle Heller

Stars: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys, Chris Cooper

Plot: Based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod.

State of Play

State of Play (2009)

 7/10

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Stars: Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams

Plot: When a Congressman's assistant is murdered, a team of reporters join forces with the police to get to the bottom of the...

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

 7/10

Director: George Clooney

Stars: David Strathairn, Jeff Daniels, Alex Borstein

Plot: The story of journalist, Edward R Murrow's stand against Senator McCarthy's anti-communist witch-hunts in the early...

The Odessa File

The Odessa File (1974)

 6/10

Director: Ronald Neame

Stars: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Mary Tamm

Plot: Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged...

The Electric Horseman (1979)

Director: Sydney Pollack

Stars: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine

Plot: A rodeo star past his prime steals his company's horse and rides into the desert, with a feisty reporter accompanying...