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A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. (1934)Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert.
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself. (1940)Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn.
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (1940)Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.
Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. (1941)Joseph Cotten and Dorothy Comingore.
Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation. (1976)Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman.
An American reporter goes to the Australian outback to meet an eccentric crocodile poacher and invites him to New York City. (1986)Paul Hogan and Linda Kozlowski.
A law student and an investigative reporter investigate evidence of a conspiracy behind the killings of two Supreme Court justices. (1993)Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts.
Two competing Chicago newspaper reporters join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment. (1994)Julia Roberts and Nick Nolte.
A reporter is assigned to write a story about a woman who has left a string of fiances at the altar. (1999)Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.
A journalist enrolls in her old high school as research for a story. (1999)Drew Barrymore and David Arquette.
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a '60 Minutes' expose on Big Tobacco. (1999)Russell Crowe and Al Pacino.
A high-school boy accompanies an up-and-coming rock band on its concert tour for a story for Rolling Stone Magazine. (2000)Kate Hudson and Billy Crudup.
A reporter travels to a small West Virginia town to investigate strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities. (2002)Richard Gere and Laura Linney.
A nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains special abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero. (2002)Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst.
The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles. (2003)Hayden Christensen and Chloë Sevigny.
A young woman covering the 'How To' beat for a women's magazine is assigned to write an article on how to drive a man away. (2003)Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey.
A television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y., is discontented with almost everything in life and is given Godlike powers to teach him a lesson. (2003)Jim Carrey and Jennifer Aniston.
An advocate of eliminating the death penalty is falsely accused of rape and murder and ends up on death row, telling his story to a reporter. (2003)Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet.
An Irish journalist is assassinated by drug dealers she wrote about in a series of stories. (2003)Cate Blanchett and Colin Farrell.
San Diego's top rated newsman faces a challenge when a new female employee with ambition to burn arrives in his office. (2004)Will Ferrell and Steve Carell.
Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy. (2005)George Clooney and Jeff Daniels.
A naive young woman comes to New York to work as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, one of the city's biggest and most ruthless magazine editors. (2006)Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep.
Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he goes missing in Pakistan. (2007)Angelina Jolie and Dan Futterman.
A newspaper reporter covering the wedding beat investigates a woman who has pretty much made a lifetime career of being a bridesmaid. (2008)James Marsden and Katherine Heigl.
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur. (2009)Isla Fisher and Hugh Dancy.
A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon. (2008)Frank Langella and Michael Sheen.
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Julliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper. (2009)Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr.
A team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress. (2009)Rachel McAdams and Russell Crowe.
A television tabloid reporter poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on an unexpected millionaire. (2002)Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder.
CIA operative Valerie Plame's identity is leaked by the government after her journalist husband writes an article criticizing the government. (2011)Sean Penn and Naomi Watts.

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